Letter: Hugh Jones to Rev. James Williams

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LETTER: Hugh Jones, Rectory, Beaumaris to Rev. James Williams, Llanfairynghornwy, Anglesey. En dorse he will find a certificate from the captain of the barque wrecked near the lifeboat the previous night. He describes how the wreckage occurred, and gives details of the ship, of the crew saved, and the names of the lifeboat crew. He has not written to the newspapers. The Captain has commented that if the pilot boat had been outside he might have been brought in safe. He lists the prices of different articles required for the tramway and suggests that he ride over and settle it.

Appended:

CERTIFICATE (17 April 1838) William Cothay, Penmon that the lifeboat no 4, Penmon rescued the crew of the barque Scotia under his command, the previous night. He praises them for their exertions.

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