TitleLetter from John Smith (born August 1693), nephew of Samuel Roberts senior (1732 - 1799), to Mr Timothy Hollis, merchant, London
DescriptionWritten from Sheffield. Asking for a weekly allowance following a fall from Mr Hollis' mare which has made him lame. Describes the various blood-letting procedures he has been forced to undergo. Mentions how he is living with his nephew, Samuel Roberts, in Sheffield. Also mentions how he has only one tooth left, blaming the loss of his teeth on eating spice which he obtained from spice shop owned by his father. Also describes some family matters.
Date2 Jul 1764
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