Piozzi, Gabriele Mario, 1740-1809
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Mr. Piozzi continues to complain of gout. Mrs. Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray to choose and send winter trees for her. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, "General Lake" (a servant) and Mrs. Thackeray.
Mr. Piozzi is still ill, but was able to sign a checque repaying Dr. Thackeray for the trees, which Mrs. Piozzi finds comforting. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Piozzi discusses the gout that is all over Mr. Piozzi, and the sickness of all the servants. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, Selina, Selina's uncle, Mr. Jackson and Jonathan.
Everyone is ill, and Mr. Piozzi's gout is "shocking." The laborer Harry Hughes was injured in a fall and Mrs. Piozzi is waiting for some wine to arrive. People mentioned: "Poor Richard," Mr. Piozzi, Harry Hughes, Mr. Jackson, Captain Jones, Mr. William Field and Mr. Stroud.
Piozzi discusses Mr. Piozzi's improved health. The Hoare's are visiting, including Sir Richard Hoare, an antiquarian, who is interested in "some curious Coins" (probably Roman) dug up in the area within the last few decades. Mrs. Piozzi is trying to discover what became of them. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Merrick Hoare, Mrs. Merrick Hoare, Sir Richard Hoare, Mr. Crane, Vicar Mr. Roberts, Miss Selina, Mrs. Thackeray and Mrs. Thackeray's brother.
Piozzi writes that Mr. Piozzi's health suddenly worsened soon after her last letter. She herself suffers from bad nerves, but is consoled by the accounts of military victory that "strike some fire" in Mr. Piozzi's eyes. People mentioned: Mr. Crane, Mr. Piozzi, Selina and Mr. Broster.
Mr. Piozzi's health worsens. Mrs. Piozzi discusses the threat of Irish rebellion and the "perverse" behavior of the "old King." She enquires after Dr. Thackeray's sister Kilfenora. Mr. Moore says that some of Mr. Piozzi's symptoms are "merely nervous" and don't pose any danger, but Mrs. Piozzi's doubts him, saying Mr. Moore "says some same of the State." People mentioned: Mr. Moore, Mr. Piozzi, the King, Kilfenora and Selina.
Piozzi begs Dr. Thackeray to come. Mr. Piozzi is vomiting and feverish. Mr. Moore continues the letter on the verso in [50b]. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
On the verso of [50a], Mr. Moore writes that he left Mr. Piozzi "considerably better," but is still desirous of Dr. Thackeray's advice. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Piozzi writes that sleep cured her husband's deliriums, but his gout is still painful. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi.
Piozzi writes, "my poor husband lives here in a World of his own creating," and begs Dr. Thackeray to come. She thinks wine and brandy are inflaming Mr. Piozzi's back. Mrs. Piozzi also asks Dr. Thackeray to bring some pens, saying, "I wrote this with some bad Imitation of a Skewer." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore and Dunscombe (Mr. Piozzi's man).
Piozzi discusses Mr. Piozzi's health, writing that, while his delirium is gone, his "ulcer exhibits a Hole in which you may bury a small Phial" and Mr. Moore refuses to consider the possibility of gangrene. Mr. Piozzi suffers from the cold and a variety of other painful symptoms, and Mrs. Piozzi herself is ill with nerves. She does not approve of Mr. Moore's diagnoses. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, Dunscombe and Mr. Heaton.
Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray if she should use "Bark" to stop the gangrene around Mr. Piozzi's coccyx. Mr. Piozzi has been covered with chalk to prevent putrefaction and his delirium has disappeared. Mr. Moore continues the letter on the verso: [56b]. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
Mr. Moore continues the letter Mrs. Piozzi began in [56a]. Mr. Moore details Mr. Piozzi's symptoms, which include discharges, and also discusses the departure of Mr. Piozzi's delirium and the use of "Blisters." People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Dunscombe.
Mrs. Piozzi and Mr. Moore both write notes on the same page asking Dr. Thackeray to come. "Mr. Piozzi is ulcerated from Head to Foot." People mentioned: Mr. Moore and Mr. Piozzi.
Piozzi writes that Mr. Piozzi feels much better, but does not seem "quite himself" and does not remember Dr. Thackeray's recent visit. With Mr. Piozzi's consent, Mrs. Piozzi has sent for Salusbury, though she thinks Mr. Piozzi "will live till the Summer Holdydays". Mr. Piozzi's wound is spreading and Mrs. Piozzi asks Dr. Thackeray if there is any hope. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Moore, Salusbury, Jones, Mr. Charles Shepherd and "the Child".
Mrs. Piozzi complains that Mr. Moore insists on dressing Mr. Piozzi's wounds, a torturous process, even though Mr. Piozzi is unlikely to live three more days. People mentioned: Mr. Piozzi and Mr. Moore.
It appears that the first two paragraphs of the letter may be written by Mrs. Piozzi, but the remainder and certainly the verso are written by Mr. Moore. Mr. Piozzi has passed away. People mentioned: "the Ladies," "the Boy," Mr. Piozzi, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Piozzi and Mrs. Mostyn.