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From Epworth, to Archbishop John Sharp of York at the House of Lords in Westminster, informing him that 'last night my wife brought me a few children'. In the last two years she has had four pregnancies.

He is very grateful for the gift of money sent by the Countess of Northampton, as the Wesleys are very short of money for even basic commodities.

[Note: Printed in Adam Clarke's Memorials of the Wesley Family, Volume 1, page 198.]