Letter

Scope and Content

Letter from M[ary] G[rey] (1776-1842) to [her brother] Rev Harry Grey. M.G. sympathizes with her brother's sufferings and illness, and adduces Scripture to argue that suffering may refine the Christian and that spiritual sufferings are a thousand times worse than bodily sufferings.

Addressed: "The Revd Harry Grey | Lower Crescent | Clifton".

Dated at: Torquay [co. Devon].

Endorsed: "Trials - Solomon's throne etc. | May 1820" in the hand of Harry Grey, and "Highly interesting" in pencil.