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Mrs. R. Stevens, Leghorn, to Ozias Humphry, sur Mr. Hatfield, Florence

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

HU/2/32

Title

Mrs. R. Stevens, Leghorn, to Ozias Humphry, sur Mr. Hatfield, Florence

Date

18 Aug 1775

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

She rebukes him for his letter where he "rallied" her to taking another husband only three weeks into her widowhood, as if she had no regard for her dear departed Mr. Stevens; Mr. Carter has also apparently behaved insensitively towards her, mistaking her "merry" attitude; she hopes he will finish the portrait of her husband; she encloses a letter she wishes him to give Mr. Edwards when he arrives in Florence; Nuttall is with her, although more a burden than a help; she has decided to wait for the English ship, the Stagg, under Capt. Saunders; life at Leghorn is not dissimilar to that of England.

Associated Material

HU/2/31