Personal Memoirs And Letters Of Francis Peter Werry, Ed. By His Daughter (e.f. Werry).

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byFrancis Peter Werry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861. Excerpt: ... MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE. FROM 1793 TO 1810. On my father being appointed British Consul at Smyrna, in 1793, he left my two elder brothers John and Nathaniel, and myself, in England, under the care of guardians, who placed us at school at a Mr. Thompson's, who lived in a very ancient Saxon manor-house, near Cheshunt, on the north road out of London. Here my brother John soon fell ill of a consumption, and it pleased the all-wise and most merciful God to remove him from this world of sorrow, to I hope and trust, a better world, even the kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. It was a dreadful blow to me, for I loved my brother John with the entire affection that was afterwards divided between my parents and my other brothers and sister. For a long time I could not recover from my grief, and to the present moment my feelings overpower me when it is recalled to my thoughts; the recollection of it has accompanied me through life; it has, in a great degree, steeled me against the world, and thrown a salutary melancholy over my mind, even amidst the splendour of courts, as if the spirit of my brother hovered near me, to warn me against the deceptions of this vain world. It taught me to discern the hand of God in all the events which I afterwards witnessed, and to consider life as only of value for the service of God and of His blessed Son. On the death of my dear eldest brother, Nathaniel and myself were removed to another school, kept by a Mr. Embling, at Laytonstone, in Epping Forest, in a mansion that had been a hunting-seat of King Charles II. In 1799 Nathaniel was sent to his parents at Smyrna; and Mr. Embling dying, my guardian, Mr. Edward Jackson, one of the Commissioners of Excise, and with whom I sometimes spent my holidays at Windsor, placed ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861. Excerpt: ... MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE. FROM 1793 TO 1810. On my father being appointed British Consul at Smyrna, in 1793, he left my two ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217530931

ISBN - 13:9780217530934

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