Monday, 18 June 2012

18th June 1812: The convict Thomas Holden informs his wife of his departure for the Prison Hulks

Lancaster Castle
June 18th 1812
6 O Clock at Night

I am very sorry to Inform you that I am going of to Morrow morning . . . I am Surprised that you have not sent mee any Money For I am Now going of without any at all.

This is from Tomlinson (1967, p.104).

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