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The Downs

Subject Source: Local sources

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Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 31 July-1 Aug. 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.06.48: 55-58
Scope and Contents

Written from the Downs, giving a detailed inventory of the books, instruments and other belongings in his cabin; describing an accident in which a timekeeper by Earnshaw was broken by a cat [Mm.6.48: 56v]; and discussing their probable route.

Dates: 31 July-1 Aug. 1791
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