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Letter, Ann Maury, Sedgwick, England, to her brother, William, New York, NY

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Author: Maury, Ann
Abstract: Journey to Sedgwick; trip to see some of the Lakes; rode on the Whitehaven coach on the way to Wast Water Lake; she and Isabella rode on the outside of the coach for part of the trip; listened to a conversation of some drunken men in Whitehaven; went to see the pier at Whitehaven the next morning; ate breakfast at Calder Bridge; saw Calder Abbey; saw Wast Water; got a guide to take them over the mountain to Grasmere; all they has to drink with them was brandy, which they drank all of; later got some milk from 2 houses in Grasmere, which, combined with the brandy, made her and Isabella sick; their clothes did not arrive and they had to borrow from the landlady; left the next day; other sights they saw; she caught a cold but is better now; asks him not to tell their parents that she was sick; their parents have gone to Buxton, James Maury thinks his foot is getting better; John's opinion of the new "poney"; had a tooth pulled; the dentist's opinion on James Bold's teeth; Mr. Brougham's marriage; news of family and friends. From Mss. 97 M44, Folder 88, Box 1, Series 1, Maury Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Issued Date: 1819-06-28
Subjects: Liverpool (England)--History--19th century.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/16638
Citation: Folder 88, Box 1, Series 1, Maury Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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