Letter

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  • Reference
      GB 133 DDWes/1/17
  • Former Reference
      GB 135 DDWes/1/17
      GB 135 Wesley Brown Folio 1, page 22.
  • Dates of Creation
      9 Oct 1757

Scope and Content

From Emily Harper [in London], to [Martha] Hall at the house of Charles Wesley in Charles Street, Bristol, re the death of Martha's son [Wesley], which Charles informed her of when he arrived in town. She can derive some comfort from the knowledge that God will support her, especially as she has so much more grace and faith than Emily has. Martha has a 'constant assurance of future happiness, with me alas, quite other wise it fares'.

She has been very afflicted with dizzy spells.

Martha should give their love to their sister [Sarah Wesley?], with the hope that her baby may live if God sees fit. It is a great blessing that Charles and Sarah are so good to Martha in this time of trouble.

The shirts will be of use, as Emily has had no shifts or aprons since the last ones given her by Martha.

She supposes that Martha will call at Salisbury in Wiltshire, as her clothes and other belongings are there.