John Ashton Yates letter

Scope and Content

Address: Bryanston Square, London. To his brother James Yates, Bagdale, Whitby. Describes his family's journey from Whitby to London and the visits they made en route. 'The second night we slept at Rugby & saw the 500 boys at their desks'.
Autograph, with signature. Date derived from the postmark; the letter itself is dated 'Saturday


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This document is inserted in J A Yates 'A letter on the distresses of the country' (1817) (presentation copy to R V Yates) - Library classmark [G.L.] 1816. To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL285.

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