King of England.
Autograph Letter Signed, “J”, two full pages, quarto, Windsor, July 9, . To his niece, the Countess of Lichfield, the illegitimate daughter of Charles II.
“I had but yesterday yours…and came away from London so soon after dinner that I could not till now let you know I had received it. I see by it that you…had not had better weather than we here. I hope now you have the same that we have, and then you will have very good and warm, which is seasonable at this time of year. Till this affair of the sheriffs shall be over, we shall not be long settled here, for on Thursday His Majesty goes back to London, and I believe the Queen too, but I hope we shall not stay there above a day or two…for I should…worry [if] the Duchess should be any longer alone here, she having been it too long already. I send this under Mrs. Bromley’s cover who can so well inform you of all the news here that I need not write any more….”
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