Scope and Content

Letter from Rev William Grey (1819-72) to his brother[-in-law] William [White] (1825-1900), begun on 17 December. Reminisces about meeting W.W. four years ago at Allington [co. Hants]. Letter continued on St Stephen's Day [26 December]: provides an ink sketch of the interior of Portugal Cove church, decorated for Christmas. Letter continued on Holy Innocents' Day [28 December]: describes Christmas festivities in Newfoundland.

Dated at: Portugal Cove, [Newfoundland, Canada].

Written on black-edged paper.

Acquisition Information

Received from Dunham Massey Hall on 29 June 1990; provenance: 7th drawer down on left labelled "Letters Rev W. Grey, Harriet", cupboard F315 in Chintz Drawing Room.