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To Mrs. Richardson and Richard Richardson of Eastgate Street, Chester, Crane Street, Chester, and Capenhurst Hall, co. Chester, from John Richardson, a surgeon in the Royal Navy, from Spithead, Sheerness, Jamaica, Liverpool, London and the blockading fleet off Cape Finisterre (1798) and elsewhere, concerning his voyages, prizes taken, and patriotic sentiments, including several patriotic poems. First letter describes seeing Mrs. (Sara) Siddons in 'Isabella' or 'The Fatal Marriage'. Last letter concerned with death of Mrs. Richardson.


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