Dorothea Watson letter

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Address: Middleton Tyas, [North Riding of Yorkshire]. To an unknown female recipient ('Madam'). Has heard from mrs Watson of Danby Wiske, [North Riding of Yorkshire], that a servant (a niece of Mrs Watson) was leaving the recipient's service at Martinmas (11 November); asks her 'to answer the queries on the [o]ther side ... and were Master and Mistresses to [be] upon honor, in their character of servants, there woud [so] on be an end of all complaints of bad ones'.
Autograph, with signature. Some traces of the questions from the dorse are visible in reverse on the face of the letter.


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This letter was among the material originally acquired with MS699