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Documents concerning the affairs of Richard Hodgson a Whitehaven merchant whose widow Ellen married Robert Blaicklock

Inc. probate inventory, deed to ensure the maintenance of his children (mentioning money due from the Crown for transportation of forces into Ireland), executorship accounts, 1707-1714, with tobacco account, and Captain Bowman's account, 1725, inc. for voyages to Newfoundland and Virginia. Also probate copy of Hodgson's will, 1711-1712, and account of 1726 between Mary Blaicklock and a tenant Henry Mason.

Rider Haggard Papers

  • MC 32
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1925

Note books, rough diaries, correspondence and other papers.

Henry Rider Haggard, Sir; 1856-1925; author; Bradenham, Norfolk, and London


Return voyage from St Helena to Guernsey, reaching St Peter Port in February. Promotion to rank of corporal. Quevillart's company temporarily moved to Grand Roche barracks between March and June. Escort duty to Fort Pitt Chatham, and to Edinburgh. Embarked for Canada with draft regiment in July, and stationed in Quebec until September, when he received discharge from the army and returned to England. Re-enlisted immediately with 13th Light Dragoons in the hope of seeing active service, but was 'shuffled into' the 6th Dragoon Carabineers, and joined the latter regiment at Hounslow barracks. Volunteered to join 1st Royal Dragoons on active service in the Crimea.

Letter from Sam and Annie Purse to John Ellis

  • MC 818/2, 796X9
  • File
  • 24 Feb [? 1914-1918]
  • Part of Ellis Letters

About the war and his farming activities in Canada and asking whether Mr Ellis received 3 letters the previous summer as he had had no answer.

John Ellis; fl 1910s

Letters from William Thomas (d c 1841) and Mary Thomas his sister [? in-law], both of King's Lynn and other members of their family (including an unnamed sister from Reading) to their brother Thomas Thomas, a farmer, of Stanbridge Mills, Lower Canada

Matters covered include family and national news, references to local unemployment and the state of the poor, the new workhouses, possible emigration of Thomas's daughter Maria, Methodist sentiments and religious affairs at Lynn, cholera and the Temperance Movement. Also photographs of the Marquis of Lorne and Princess Louise.

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