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 <span class="canonicalname">Philip Williams</span> (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 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."
  
 
Date: circa 1680
 
Date: circa 1680
  
Bibliographic Record (Hamnet catalog): [http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=334409 334409] (call number yet to be assigned)
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Bibliographic Record (Hamnet catalog): {{BibIDlink|334409}}
  
 
Digital Image File Name (Luna Insight): [http://luna.folger.edu/luna/servlet/s/1qrwpk 56974]
 
Digital Image File Name (Luna Insight): [http://luna.folger.edu/luna/servlet/s/1qrwpk 56974]

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Williams-Nalson love letter

Very few Renaissance love letters have survived to the present day. The Folger acquired such a letter 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."

Date: circa 1680

Bibliographic Record (Hamnet catalog): 334409

Digital Image File Name (Luna Insight): 56974

Holding ID number: 485747

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