Letter

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 DDWes/1/117
  • Former Reference
      GB 135 DDWes/1/117
      GB 135 Wesley Brown Folio 1, page 145.
  • Dates of Creation
      25 Feb 1795

Scope and Content

From Mrs Freeman Sheppard to Sally Wesley at Lady Murray's house in Charlotte Street, Portland Place, London, applauding Sally's current employment in caring for the sick. She longs to see her friend.

Abigail is 'enough to spoil any honest christian woman with these pious sugar plumbs'.

Reference is made to the 'new enthusiasts', who Sheppard describes as 'maggots sprang from the Swedenborgian dunghill'.

She considers that 'William Bryan is the most lovely visionary I ever saw…'

Sheppard hopes that Lady Murray can be persuaded not to die as 'a fool dieth'.

[This letter is incomprehensible in places, and is generally confused.]