Item 0070-18 - Hanna Trimwell spoof letter

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Hanna Trimwell spoof letter

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CA MRUASC C0007-0070-18

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  • 1838 (Creation)

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0.1 cm of textual records

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Item is a spoof letter signed by Tummas Clark, School Master, Parish of Barns. Item is a a letter of recommendation for former schoolmistress Hanna Trimwell, containing intentionally poor spelling and grammar. The letter is pasted onto an album leaf; the verso features part of a poem titled "The Blue Nile," "written by Sir George."

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Loss of text on verso due to trimming.

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Created October 8, 2019 by SD.

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