Letter from Joseph in London to Jane at Kirkheaton

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      GB 192 MFP/14/8
  • Dates of Creation
      13 August 1825
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      1 item Archives - Non-digital

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Arrangements for their visits to the Festival. Caroline was annoyed that their mother had not invited them and he felt Mrs Forth would even be glad to cut him if she could. Had been to see his cousin Henry and met his cousin John Peason of Manchester.

They went to Vauxhall together, which looked imposing but ‘the amusements are all nonsense’. His aunt and uncle would be staying with Mr Gray in York. Instructs her to ensure that Giles studies 5-6 fixed hours a day, including French and Latin. He wished both John and Giles to go to Mr Irvin’s school because he had benefited so much from the learning and, and from the Scarborough air but did not know what they should do for a profession.

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