Letter to Joseph Moore
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July 10th 1874
I am sorry to say that
your pen and mine for a long time
did not converse with each other.
I have w
rritten to you since I have
received that book and the tracks
and the photo-graphs from you
and I think twice. I am now
dewelling in Suffolk in the
village Kessingland by name
about 900 or more people in the
village. on the north of this village
there is a place called Lowestoft -
the most easterly pont of England
many people come to bathe here
on account of the fine weather
But most of the people come in
the summer season.
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I am now staying with Revd W. S
Price who is taking the sprintend[-]
ant of the East African mission
and probably we shall go together
after a month or so. His wife is
also going with him, to Mom[-]
basa near Zanzibar, were the
mission stations is to be started.
My kind regards to all in
your house, and I will add
that you will inform one
in answering this letter.
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Author(s) & contributor(s): Jacob Wainwright
Date(s): 10 July 1874
Place(s) of creation: Kessingland Suffolk
Form & transmission history: Manuscript letter in author’s hand.
Object description: Gray four-page/one-sheet letter, with one hand in dark gray ink; triangular excision on last page.
Repository: National Library of Scotland (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Shelfmark / Identifier: Acc. 12444
Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2020
Critical editing & encoding: Heather F. Ball, Adrian S. Wisnicki
Cite this digital edition (MLA): Wainwright, Jacob. “Letter to Joseph Moore” (10 July 1874). Heather F. Ball, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, site launch edition, 2020, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_000139_TEI.html.
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