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Sedgwick, Margaret Isabella (d 1911) daughter of John Sedgwick
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Letter from Adam Sedgwick to Everina Frances Affleck

AS has gone to Dent for his brother's [John Sedgwick] funeral: 'I found my dear friends here better than I expected'. He has to stay for a week or two as he is the acting executor of his brother's will. AS has no doubts that his nephew [Richard] will be elected to his father's house and office. AS's brother believed that the terrible bodily sufferings he experienced were good for him: 'I believe that as his body was bent down by sickness towards the grave his soul rose higher and higher'. Isabella attended 'her father with that unflinching love which none but a woman can show, and no one but a Christian woman can show in perfection'.

Letter from Adam Sedgwick

AS had a scare over the health of his niece [Isabella Sedgwick], but she has had an operation and is now on her way to a perfect recovery. AS plans to take her to the seaside as soon as she is well enough.

Letter from Adam Sedgwick

WW's kind letter reached him along with ten others. AS hopes that his niece [Isabella Sedgwick] is on the road to a perfect restoration [see AS to WW, 16 May 1862]. AS has been suffering from gout and a bad cold which is now on the mend.