immense, & much beyond what I can ever attemptto pay. – Adeiu. I will send you a line, as soon asI arrive in Town. — Yours Ever,

S. Vernon.

Letter 3. —

Mrs . Vernon to Lady De Courcy.


My dear Mother

I am very sorry to tell you that it will not be in our power to keep our promise of spending the Christmas with you; & we are prevented thathappineſs by a circumstance which is not likely tomake us any amends. – Lady Susan in a letter to her Brother, has declared her intention of visiting usalmost immediately — & as such a visit is in all probability merely an affair of convenience, it isimpoſsible to conjecture it's length. I was by no means prepared for such an event, nor can I now

Image for page: 7 of manuscript: lady_susan