Merchant of Venice

How can we conclude that Lorenzo has a high opinion of Jessica?

Lorenzo last speech of ACT II SCENE 4

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Lorenzo says of Jessica's handwriting,

"I know the hand. In faith, ’tis a fair hand,

And whiter than the paper it writ on

Is the fair hand that writ."

He also wants to go through a lot of trouble to "rescue" her from Shylock.