Letter from Thomas Manning, London, 7 May 1806

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Letter from Thomas Manning to William Manning from Tavestock Hotel (London). He writes he is about to leave for Portsmouth and has settled everything to his satisfaction. He is worried they will lose their passage and not arrive in Canton till winter. He is indebted to Mr Crabtree for his assistance, beyond the usual kindness of intimate friends. He asks his father to tell his sister, Fanny, that he has not forgotten anything. He finishes "I am exceedingly well, but not calm". Handwritten, 2 sides. Postmarked 7 May 1806

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