Samuel Clarke to

Edward Clarke

Chipley 12th January 1702

Honoured father

I humbly thanke you for my New years gift, and will indeavour to deserve it; I also wish that you may bee very happy this and many other years. I have nothing to ad but that my Aunt Venner and cousins are very well, and give you their services and that I am,
Your ever dutiful son,

Samuel Clarke