Letter

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  • Reference
      GB 133 DDWes/6/47
  • Former Reference
      GB 135 DDWes/6/47
      GB 135 Wesley Letters Black Folio, page 57.
  • Dates of Creation
      17 Jun 1795

Scope and Content

From Samuel Wesley to Sarah Wesley in Chesterfield Street, London. During his journey home from London he was struck with such a violent headache and back pain that he was almost rendered unable to proceed with his journey. He did finally reach his house in Ridge, Hertfordshire, but has continued feverish and feeling faint.

He is however somewhat better, and would have travelled to London yesterday, had his leg not been so inflamed. He hopes however to go into London next Monday.

Sarah should send the enclosed to Paddington, and to High Street as soon as possible, informing the people concerned of Samuel's health problems, including Mrs Barnes his employer at the school [Oxford House in Marylebone].

She should also apologise to Mr Kenton on his behalf for Samuel not meeting him, as they had arranged.