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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEP/1/2/1
Former ReferenceD3311/2/2
TitleLetter from William Porden to his daughter Eleanor Porden, praising her good lessons, written deliberately with great legibility
Date12 Sep 1800
DescriptionWritten past twelve o'clock; glad to hear Mamma's leg is better; his not dining with her on Sunday as he has invitation to Hampstead, but will bring brace of partridges, part of which will be a reward for her good lessons'; promise to be at Trinderton to hear her read his letter; receipt of printed letter from Dr Cappe about inoculation of Mary Slater against smallpox, it being safe for Eleanor; thanks to be given to her sister for letter; his purchase of replacement tea pots; news on Westall family; possibly bringing cake for her.
Extent1 sheet
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
SenderWilliam Porden
Sender LocationBerners Street [London]
RecipientEleanor Anne Porden
Recipient LocationTrinderton, Mill-hill
Archive CreatorEleanor Anne Porden, later Eleanor Franklin (1795-1825)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth

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Porden; William (1754-1822); architect
Porden; Eleanor Anne (1795-1825); poet and first wife of explorer Sir John Franklin
Cappe; Robert (d 1802); Physician
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