Letter from William Manning, Diss, Norfolk, July 1785

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Letter from Wiliam Manning to Master (Thomas) Manning. Thomas had gone reluctantly to Yarmouth for the sea-bathing. His father is answering a letter in which Thomas seemed to have expressed that he was not happy. William Manning writes about Thomas' brother visiting the "Ladies at Rollersby Hall", about a fishing trip, the thunder and rain of the last few days, various visitors, of Mr. [Laurents] returning to start school but for Thomas not to worry, his father would send his brother next week or after and in the meantime to enjoy his leisure and not worry about his books - he was far enough ahead. Handwritten letter, 3 sides, dated Diss, July 20, 1785

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