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Miscellaneous correspondence

James Reading and his wife; Betsy and her parents, mostly re family news and Betsy's social life; James and his brothers, including letters from Philip, a missionary in Pennsylvania concerning his feelings as he sets off 1746, slaves, 1748, t...

Letters from Betsy Reading to Edward Leathes and to her father, Revd James Reading, mainly about opposition to her engagement to Leathes; 2 letters from Revd Philip Reading in Pennsylvania.

2/4/1-4 Jan-Mar 1772, Betsy Reading, Woodstock, to Edward Leathes, Bury and Strumpshaw: has told Margaret Pryse of their engagement - she thinks she and Mr L[oveden] will never come together as her father does not approve; thinks he should not acq...

Correspondence between Betsy Reading and her parents, and with her future husband Edward Leathes; letters relating to their clandestine marriage in September, and their subsequent stay with Betsy's aunt and uncle at Strumpshaw; letter from Revd Philip Reading to his brother James about his difficulties in America due to the political situation.

2/5/1-4, 10-13, 15 Mar-Aug 1774 letters between Betsy Reading, at Charlbury House, and her parents at Woodstock, including from Revd James Reading suggesting she views Saturn's ring through Mr Holloway's telescope [2].Letters between Bet...

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