Letter: from Miss Catherine Marsh to Emily Faithfull

Scope and Content

My dear Miss Faithfull, Thank you very very much for writing to me about that dear blessed [Fany?] I do pray God to ____her _____ - & to make a most wonderful blessing come out of that singular trial - so singularly coming just as she was a little recovering from her over - tested state. Please give her my fondest love, I am ill & write with some difficulty - But tell her how Lucy & I love her & pray for her & long to have her here - to rest l__,- & to _her ____the lovely tender ___& most winning of her sweet & beautiful little godson. -B__ -How I pray that her nursing of her ___son may yield a harvest of loving tenderness on his ____ towards her. -

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Ever your Catherine Marsh.

Paper has 'Sheriff Hales Vicarage, Newport, Shropshire' printed on it in blue ink.