Letter: from Archdeacon Davies to Emily Faithfull

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My dear Emily, My dear John tells me that you desire the___________ - I therefore send them - you will perceive the ___ of you____ is so new hat & desirable. We shall be renewed & supposedly very soon. The time draws on our___ ____ shall be like to the precious body of our Heart. The good Lord [Justice?] it is his time. I had looked forward to a glimpse of you last week, but if ____ ____ is really worn out - & quiet was recommended. Added to which I believe___ ______ entrance of his brother to Hailley buy more effectually there I could have done. & further had an opportunity of making himself known to yr very dear friends at Hoddesdon -which I am most thankful for - Your dear mother is to leave___ ____ decay of nature - 'We all will fade as a leaf' the time of our departure is at hand Happy thought that we cannot live always in this poor sinful world. My best affection waits upon her & all your family. The Lord be ever your richly enjoyed____ - Christian born 15 Miss Parnther. Believe me Ever yours affectionately. Is the sweet Lord of fears. FH Davies.

Written at Ramsgate. [embossed emblem of a goat sitting under a tree. Top, centre of page]