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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-54:140
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  321 x 205mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Suffolk
Date:  1776-07-07
Short summary:  Private letter on hairdressers in Lille, fortifications in Bergen-op-Zoom, Captain Cook, Lieutenant Pickersgill, the war in Quebec, "cracheurs", fishing ships insured quoad hoc, etc.
Person:  Ashby, George, 1724 (London)-1808 (Barrow, Suffolk), Clergyman, Antiquary, author
Person:  Cullum, John, Sir 6th baronet, 1733 (Hawstead Place, Suffolk)-1785 (Hardwick House, Suffolk), Antiquary, addressee
Person:  Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, 1729-1811, Explorer, person referred to
Person:  Carleton, Guy, 1st Baron Dorchester, 1724 (Stabane)-1808 (Stubbings House, near Maidenhead), Colonial governor, Army officer, person referred to
Person:  Cook, James, 1728 (Marton, Cleveland, North Riding)-1779 (Kealakekua Bay, HI), Explorer, Naval officer, Seaman, Navigator, person referred to
Person:  Howe, William, 5th Viscount Howe, 1729-1814 (Plymouth), General, Army officer, person referred to
Person:  Omai, 1753?-1780?, person referred to
Person:  Pickersgill, Richard, 1749? (West Tanfield, North Riding)-1779?, Naval officer, person referred to
Person:  Vernon, Henry, -1776 (Lille), person referred to
Person:  Watt, Robert, 1774 (Stewarton, Ayrshire)-1819 (Glasgow), Writer, Physician, Surgeon, person referred to
Person:  Wilkes, John, 1725 (London)-1797 (London), Politician, Diplomat, person referred to
Person:  Sonnerat, Pierre, 1748 (Lyon)-1814 (Paris), Writer, Explorer, Draughtsman, person referred to ?
Person:  Stuart, John, 3rd earl of Bute, 1713 (Edinburgh)-1792 (London), Prime minister, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  Note in other hand referring to Watt's Bibliotheca Britannica at the top of 1a.
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