TM/1/1/01-Letter from William Manning, Diss, Norfolk, July 1785

Letter from William Manning (1733 – 1810) to Thomas (Master Manning) . Thomas had gone reluctantly to Yarmouth for the sea-bathing. His father is answering a letter in which Thomas seemed to have expressed that he was not happy. William Manning writes about Thomas’ brother visiting the “Ladies at Rollersby Hall”, about a fishing trip, the thunder and rain of the last few days, various visitors, of Mr. [Laurents] returning to start school but for Thomas not to worry, his father would send his brother next week or after, to enjoy his leisure and not worry about his books – he was far enough ahead. Handwritten letter, 1 piece, 3 sides, dated Diss, July 20, 1785