Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke, 18-19 October 1821

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke. He is on board boat a few miles off Madeira where they will stop to take on water. He hopes that it will take 9 weeks from Madeira to the Cape and therefore should reach there in the middle of December. He is engaged with German Studies whilst on board and encourages her to continue with her studies too. He finishes the letter as they are entering the harbour at Madeira. Handwritten, dated 18-19 October, 1821.

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