Letters – John Wentworth to Godfrey Bosville – 18 Nov 1774

Document Type: Letters
Date: 18 Nov 1774
Correspondent: John Wentworth
Recipient: Godfrey Bosville
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      Portsmouth N Hampshire: 18 Nov 1774

My dear Sir,

	I forgot to mention one jar preserv’d Cranberrys, which belongs to Mrs Bosville’s parcel.

	I have just received the inclosed pamphlet of the proceedings of the grand Continental Congress; which is herewith forwarded for your amusement.

	As Masquerades are now in fashion I’ve herewith sent you, the [underlined: ‘whole’] dress of a South American princess; which may possibly suit some Eve, or Iphigenia; It cannot but be perfectly fashionable, as it was actually worn & [underlined: ‘all’] that was worn, by a tawney Beauty, in the Royal presence, in the Regions of fashion and politeness, a Court. I have only time to add, that I am very truly

	My dear Sir

		Your sincere & affect friend


Mr Macdonagh presents to you & your family; ten thousand grateful sensibilities 

Godfrey Bosville Esq.

[On verso, possibly in J.E.Blackett’s hand, & despite the first sheet bearing Godfrey Bosville’s name:] Novr 18th 1774 – Governor Wentworth to Sir Thos Blackett

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