16 July 1794
Hugh Worthington, Highbury Place, to Mary Hays, Paragon Place, 16 July 1794.1
My Dear Friend
On account of a fall from my horse on Lords day Evening wch threw me on my head, I must take ye liberty of begging to defer our little Excursion till saturday sennight, the 26th Instant, if that day may suit your Family. I have had a very narrow Escape for my Life, & desire to be truly thankful for the mercy, & diligent in improving it. Accept & present the best respects of my good partner as well as of your
faithful & obliged Friend
Highbury P. July 16, 94
Address: Miss Hayes | Paragon Place |Surry Road
Postmark: 16 July 94.
1 A. F. Wedd Collection, shelfmark 24.93(20), Dr. Williams's Library, London; Brooks, Correspondence 287-88.