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Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to [Revd. William Humphry]

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

HU/3/31

Title

Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to [Revd. William Humphry]

Date

22 Aug 1785

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Historical Background

John Boydell has appointed sherrif for 1785.

Content Description

Transcribing the part of HU/3/30 that concerns Humphry's renewed efforts to gain influence with those in power in India. She suggests he use his influence with the Duke of Dorset. Any plans she may have had to travel out of town have been ended by the duties forced on her Uncle. The chain around his neck is more one of slavery than honour.