From J. Francks in Mansfield Street, [London], to [Mary] Fletcher. Francks's brother died yesterday morning after being ill for some time. It was a release for him, but a heavy loss to his family.
Fletcher's sister-in-law [Eleanor] and brother William Bosanquet are currently in Southend for a change of air. William is much better than Francks could have expected considering the severity of the attack which he suffered last Spring.
In a postscript he mentions that Mr Whittingham sends his love