File MC 2263/1, 963X3 - Letters, envelopes and related papers

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MC 2263/1, 963X3

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Letters, envelopes and related papers

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  • 1841-1870 (Creation)

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19 papers

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Five letters mainly from or to Francis Joseph Cresswell at Bank House and King Street, King's Lynn, London and Dublin, including a youthful one from his brother, S[amuel G[urney] Cresswell, referring to a possible boat sale and to a noisy celebration at home including a 'tremendous spread' in the servants' hall and flags strung up from the house (Bank House?) to the flagstaff, 1841, four Valentine's verses, 1848 and undated, with decoration (one addressed to F. Cresswell junior Esq.), an ink sketch diagram or map, with' lapland' written on part and noted in pencil as 'Little Harriet. Found by ?Ossy 5 Oct 1851', a dried ?flower wrapped in a small, once-sealed, parcel inscribed 'Servabo fidem' ('I shall keep faith') and eight envelopes addressed mainly to F.J. Cresswell.

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910edf27-39c0-4a4c-a27e-23072ffab8a9

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Created 14/12/2011 by Droje. Modified 25/02/2014 by Droip.

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