The Hill Family to Barbara Leigh Bodichon

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Autograph letter, signed, 8pp., large 8vo., London, thin blue [overseas?] stationery, to BLSB in Algiers.

A family connected to the Hills by marriage (of MD Hill's sister], that of Mr [Abraham] Follett Osler [1808-1903, meteorologist and glass manufacturer of Birmingham] are leaving for Algiers for the rest of the winter with a letter [by FD Hill] of introduction to Barbara Bodichon. FD Hill asks Barbara Bodichon to find them a hotel to stay in while locating 'a house or apartment for the season.'