Cross-written letter from Prudence Nightingale (nee Hackworth), Penrith to Jane Young (nee Hackworth), Vilvorde, Belgium

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Young, Jane (b 1831 – d 1914) (nee Hackworth)

Is sorry to hear that the Sabbath ‘is so little regarded’, religious references, asks about school, Mrs Wilson Mr Lowthian’s sister has been taken to an asylum near Newcastle, sorry she does not have much money left ‘I think we will be very comfortable this half year’ Mr Roger Brewsher came on Friday night, he was ‘intoxicated’ ‘he said he was not drunk, he only was the night before’ ‘never think more of you know whom, he is in every way unsuitable for you’, discusses Mr Hunter, asks if she likes him ‘I will not ask if you love him’, mentions George Edward Young [who Jane eventually marries]. Discusses family and girls at Prudence’s Seminary for Young Ladies at Albion House.


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