MRP: 4th April 1663, Letter from Margaret Oxinden to Sir GO, Addendum, Deane, Kent
4th April 1663, Letter from Margaret Oxinden to Sir GO, Addendum, Deane, Kent
BL, Add. MS. XX,XXX, ff. 92-93
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Abstract & context
See 4th April 1663, Letter from Margaret Oxinden to Sir GO, Deane, Kent
See 24th March 1665/66, Letter from Margaret Oxenden to Sir GO, Deane
See Post 24th March 1665/66, Letter from Margaret Oxinden to Sir GO
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[BL, Add. MS. XX,XXX, ff. 92-93]
[as an afternote apparently appended to the above letter from Margrett Oxinden, with no separate form of address to her son]
Pray when you write to my Daughter heere take notice of her kinde respects to me which in deed are very deserveing,
I should bee glad to heare of y:e well dooing of those of my fathers house y:e Two nevinsons a peece of yo:r Charity.
Wee have some tymes a great dispute a bout Carpetts for y:e Little parlor my sonn would have sent something now as a venture but his great ocasions will not pmitt. I desire not to bee a troublesome Begger to you nether am I upon my word desired.
But if w:thout any great prejudice to you you (sic – “you” repeated 2x) Could Contribute á sett of carpetts to adorne it; it would appeare theare to your honor, & a most acceptable thing to all; y:e Roome is 20:ffeett square & a handsome oueld table bespoke for it; therefore y:e Carpett for y:t must bee noless than 3: yds Broad & a bout 4: yards Long; y:e sude Board Carpett of the ordinary life of these things At bengall Kit sayed they are Cheapest & they would make them there of w:t size you would bespeake them.
I must trouble you againe about sollis [OR “sollie”, or “follis”, or “follie” ] boy; truely hee Came home ragged & poore, & runna bout heere all y:e summer keepeing of hoggs & Cowes, while Solly Boye now y:e Cap:t hath taken him againe y:e Boy is a good industrious boy, & being y:e Onely Boy you have taken of this kinde in thisparts pray Looke into him & favour him w:t you cann I hope y:e Boy will deseerve it, & you will oblidge y:e great kindred of his.
Deare:e [Is this an abbreviation for “Dearest?] Sonn
Our lres weare newly gon when S:r Basell Dixwll sent this lre to pass in mind I must Comend it to you & y:e owner whome wee are & you very much behoulding to for many Civilitiyes, & your Brother in pticuler for his forwardness to advance anything that hee desires I hope wee have added a family that
Hath a kindenesse for us. Heere is alsoe a lre that hary fforgott to send I am not willing to trouble you further, onely againe my Love & Blessing to you from.
Yo:r most affectionate
Deane y:e 4:th of Aprill 1663