24 March 1747

3. Mary Doddridge, Worcester, to Mrs. Mercy Doddridge, Northampton, 24 March 1747. [f. 55]

Wor[cester] March ye 24: 1747/8

Hond Mama

I’ve sent the things you sent for as soon as was possible, that if they are for my Sister she might not be disappointed. I am very much oblig’d to you for giving me leave to have a new pair of Stays & I should be still much more oblig’d to you if you’l be so good as to send the things you chuse for me as soon as you conveniently can for now my coat is gon[e] I am quite Destitute for want of something to ware, my Governess [Ann Linton] desiers her Compliments & thinks it would be best if you approve of it to have the coate I ware every Day cleaned and made into a gound to wear in the school-room. Please to give my duty to Pappa & Love to Brother and Sisters and you will very much oblige

Hond Mamma your most

Dutiful Daughter

Mary Doddridge

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Note on address page: March 24 1747 | Dear Polly [in Philip Doddridge’s hand]