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Letter from Elizabeth Campbell Containing Health Advice

Author(s): Campbell, Elizabeth

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Dear Madam

I recieved yours and regreat the melincolly account
you gave me of your ill state of helth
I send you [¿] which has done great
[¿] in your caſe and offers us the [¿]
[¿] my advyce is that you take three
sponfulls of the [¿] every morning in a draft
of [¿] milk [¿]
I [¿] you may be soon very well [¿]
[¿] had provided for
Arche Campbell your son, I hope sone your
other son will be provided for also,
I will not fail to come by you as I goe
for Edr in caſe it pleaſe god to spare you
which I pray god you may be and [¿]
powerfully to your helth,
My lord [¿] shall [¿] me [¿]
[¿] to be houſe keeper to her
brother at the [¿],
[¿]

[¿] she has [¿] her selfe away
upon, she has two children alive and one
dead and [¿] has had but two and
both alive Mrs Menzies is in good helth
and is [¿] your humble servant, I am

Dear Madam
your faithfull humble
servant
E Argyl


My [¿] and best
[¿] to Soccoch,
and your dauhter
[¿]
Elizth. of [¿]

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Letter from Elizabeth Campbell Containing Health Advice

Document Information

Document ID 378
Title Letter from Elizabeth Campbell Containing Health Advice
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1731
Wordcount 174

Author information: Campbell, Elizabeth

Author ID 285
Forenames Elizabeth
Surname Campbell
AKA Duchess of Argyll
Gender Female
Year of birth 1659
Place of birth Suffolk, England
Occupation Noblewoman
Mother's occupation Noblewoman
Father's occupation Nobleman
Locations where resident Edinburgh, Campeltown