May I venture to trouble you for a frank for to day, (the 3rd) for my father & also for Saturday next?
I am sure your offer of services was a sincere one & you see that I proceed accordingly
Your’s very truly
Source: King and Pierce
 James Alderson (1744-1825). See Gary Kelly. “Opie, Amelia (1769-1853).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004.