Letter and envelope from Prudence Nightingale (nee Hackworth), Albion House to Thomas Greener

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Greener, Thomas (b 1820? - d c 1903)

Prudence asks Thomas Greener to come to Shildon as Timothy Hackworth Jr is very ill 'I fear our darling Tim’s life is at stake, I trust no expense will be regarded or nothing omitted that might be conducive to his restoration' Soho should be disposed of 'at any sum it may bring' Suspects that George Edward Young is also in ‘straitened circumstances' because of Jenny [Jane Young (nee Hackworth, his wife’s] mood. Includes copy letter to Prudence Nightingale (Nee Hackworth) from Elizabeth Holmes (nee Hackworth), Timothy Hackworth getting thinner every day ‘I am afraid it is a decided case of diabetes' Elizabeth Holmes (nee Hackworth)’s eldest daughter is seriously ill 'we had six leeches applied to her temples yesterday…this morning we put cat collops [leaches] to the soles of her feet, and I do think they have done her good'. In docket 'Prudence Hackworth re Soho Works being sold’.


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