Difference between revisions of "Love letter from Philip Williams to Elizabeth Nalson circa 1680"

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Very few Renaissance love letters have survived to the present day. The Folger acquired such a letter in 2013, in which {{Indextag|Indexname|Philip Williams}} (d. 1719) gushes to his future wife, Elizabeth Nalson, "the sight of your letter Surpriz’d me and raised those transports in me that could receive no accession from anything but the sight of your own most adored person." He signs himself, "Your most gratefull Eternall Votarie & humblest Servant."
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Very few Renaissance love letters have survived to the present day. The Folger acquired one such letter dated circa 1680 in 2013, in which {{Indextag|Indexname|Philip Williams}} (d. 1719) gushes to his future wife, Elizabeth Nalson, "the sight of your letter Surpriz’d me and raised those transports in me that could receive no accession from anything but the sight of your own most adored person." He signs himself, "Your most gratefull Eternall Votarie & humblest Servant."
 
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Date: circa 1680
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To consult more in depth information concerning this letter, please view this item's [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=334409 Hamnet record].
  
 
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Williams-Nalson love letter

Very few Renaissance love letters have survived to the present day. The Folger acquired one such letter dated circa 1680 in 2013, in which Philip Williams (d. 1719) gushes to his future wife, Elizabeth Nalson, "the sight of your letter Surpriz’d me and raised those transports in me that could receive no accession from anything but the sight of your own most adored person." He signs himself, "Your most gratefull Eternall Votarie & humblest Servant."

To consult more in depth information concerning this letter, please view this item's Hamnet record.