Letter from Josiah Tucker to an unidentified correspondent

Scope and Content

Opening leaf of an autograph letter in black ink. Date: 23. Decr. 20, 1791. Sender’s address: “Bristol.” From Tucker to unidentified correspondent. Continuation of correspondence in item 4. States that he has received the correspondent’s letter which was addressed to him in Gloucester, but is still waiting for Sir George Colebroke’s “kind present”, with a side margin note “Letters on toleration” [by Locke?], to be forwarded to him. Continues his speculations on religious toleration in the ancient world, followed by a crossed through section which deals with both his and Mrs Tucker’s gladness on hearing that the correspondent is planning to marry. Speculates that there should be ample opportunity to find a wife in Bath.