File HNR 310/1 - Family letters

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HNR 310/1


Family letters


  • 1820-1827 (Creation)

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Mainly letters to Anne and Elizabeth Huntington, daughters of John Barker Huntington. Also includes some sketches of gentry, soldiers and animals, plus locks of hair from friends and family, kept as mementos. The letters are sent by various friends and relations, from France, Swaffham, Hembsy, Norwich and elsewhere. This includes a pair from a friend, Caroline Keating, writing vivid accounts of her time in India and two valentine 'cards', featuring hidden messages from 'George' and 'T------s'.
Elizabeth Huntington died in 1827, aged 23. She was buried in the parish of Winterton, East Somerton.

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