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BOOK V. PART I.
41. From the same to the same
BOOK THE FIFTH.
Middle of the last Century.
FROM MRS. ELIZABETH MONTAGU* TO THE
DUCHESS OF PORTLAND.
Hatch, 11, 1738. Your grace's very entertaining letter was sent to me at sir Wyndham Knatchbull's, where I have been about three weeks, and propose returning to Mount Morris in a few days. I am as angry as I dare be with your grace, that you did not send any account of those charming fire-works, which I fancy were the prettiest things imaginable. I very
• Mrs. Montagu lived to see nearly the close of the century, but we have thought proper to place her letters here, as best corresponding with their date.