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Letter from Mary Williams to William and Jane Williams, December 19, 1826

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  • Description

    Mrs Williams writes of the many things she had to be thankful for and the blessings she and her family had received, in particular she writes of the good health of her children, "at a time that numbers are sick and many have been dying..." She also shares with the Williams the recent activities of her daily life, as well as news from their friends and family, and details of their domestic and private lives.

    She writes of their school and of Kate taking over Janes business, such as writing the bill, mending the clothes, and keeping school all day. The deaths of Mr Dashwood and Mr Goodenough are also mentioned.

  • Other Id

    14511 (Presto content ID)

    MS-1991-75-823 (Reference Number)

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  • Name/Title
    Letter from Mary Williams to William and Jane Williams, December 19, 1826
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  • Physical Description

    7pp on 3 leaves ; 227mm x 185mm

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  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Correspondence, Colonialism, Edward Gerrard Marsh, Gossip, Richard Hutchinson, Fanny Heathcote, George, Surgeon, Mr Granger]

  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    07 Jul 2023
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