Letter – Thomas Wentworth Beaumont to Diana Beaumont – 25 Oct 1820

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Oct 1820
Correspondent: Thomas Wentworth Beaumont
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
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Hodson was to meet Fenwick last week for the purpose of signing the Deeds-

	I have introduced Edward to his principal Tutors at St. Johns, we dined yesterday with Mr. <Calvert>, who now holds in <Coll.> the situation formerly held by Dr. <Hood>, which he resigned on becoming Master – I then had a good deal of conversation with his Tutor Mr. <Jephson>, who is disposed to take great pains with him & pay great attention to his studies & conduct. Ed. has <assumed> his cap & gown & seems much pleased with what he has seen, & promises to exert himself, of which I <trust> he sees the importance –

	I am going instantly to return to London, which I do not expect to leave before Xmas – 

	The Trial will be concluded this week, as <Denman> began to sum up yesterday – 

	I am anxious to hear <from> my Father in <case after  <…. T…. answer - I fear these accumulated annoyances must occasion considerable <uneasiness>, but I hope you will not think <more> of them than they deserve & require – on my account you need give yourself no concern, for in whatever <state> I may at any time <p....> your affairs, I shall <.een> to for a moment otherwise then contracted with <……………….. f.. to ……. & be equally assured that you can at all times <……..> yourself to place your family in an honourable situation. I sincerely wish that I c[oul]d persuade you to relax your exertions on account of your health – In another <cover> I return you <Philpotts & Morrisons> letters – 

      Believe me My dear Mother, Your aff[ectiona]te Son

      TW Beaumont.

[addressed to:] Mrs Beaumont, Bretton Hall, Wakefield
This appears to be the outer and therefore final leaf of a letter with prior page or pages missing. The letter was franked in Cambridge. The cover of the letter is annotated (not in TWB’s hand) ‘Octr.  - 25th – 1820 / T.W. Beaumont / Bywell Clause / Mr. Williamson opin[io]n.’

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