<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Sir Robert Herries to John Dickenson and from Lady Catherine Herries (née Foote) to John Dickenson and Mary Hamilton, written in two parts: the first one is from Sir Robert, the second one from Lady Herries.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Sir Robert thanks Dickenson for his welcome letter, which acted as a 'Cordial' to his wife. He continues on Lady Herries's poor health, of the Dickensons being in Northampton and of Cheltenham. Sir Robert believes that among the thousand or so people who come to Cheltenham annually for the waters and return home cured 'a great proportion' do so from the purer air here. He continues briefly on the subjects of the best roads and accommodation for the Dickensons' travel to Devonshire.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Lady Herries could not allow the letter to go without writing even if only to send her love to them both. She writes on her pleasure at hearing of Louisa's recovery and on her own health.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Cheltenham.</p>
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