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Letter from Sir Thomas Lawrence to Samuel Lysons, dated 20 October 1807, expressing his condolences regarding the illness of Mrs Lysons.
(illegible) October the 20th
My dear Lysons,
I began a letter to you from the wish of having communication with you, tho' I fear you have neither time nor spirits, for a Letter in return.
The news we hear of Mrs Lysons is of the worst kind, and she has made too many Friends amongst those who are even slightly acquainted with her, not to fill many a Heart with gloom at the knowledge of her alarming state! - I hope, and
God knows with the most sincere feeling, that she will