Everybody who comes to Southampton finds it either their duty or pleasure to call upon us

A letter from home in Southampton, written over the two-day period of 1-2 October 1808 as the weather is turning colder and damper… yet still there’s visiting to be done, news to report to Cassandra (in Kent) and solitude to be contemplated briefly —

1 Oct 1808

2 Oct 1808 (continuation)

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