ID: 2015

19th Century Letter Sent From Livermere Hall, Norfolk

  • Price: £20

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Description 🔉

A rather interesting and curious letter from a lady who was resident in Livermere Hall in Norfolk, in the mid 19th century (1852). She is writing to a gentleman named Andrew West, it may be her brother, boyfriend or fiance, and begging him to return home from Massachusetts, the United States of America because she is unwell. Certainly from the style of the letter, the grammatical mistakes, particularly the misspelt words, she appears to have some kind of education and may have been servant at the Hall. Interestingly, in the final sentence she asks him to stay away from the water, which may be an indication that he has been previously involved in some kind of tragedy or accident at sea.

Image (Engraving) of Livermere Hall courtesy of the British Museum, London, England.

Seller Details

  • Address:
  • Norfolk,
  • United Kingdom.
  • Note:
  • Abbott Antiques is a small business selling antique and collectable quality items at affordable prices. We specialise in Curiosities, Religious pieces, Items of Provenance, miniature, rare and interesting items, although as a general dealer we sell a variety of items. Our belief is to encourage people in their collecting. We have many years of experience, having traded from our shop, various Antique Centres in Norfolk, selling both to local and international collectors and dealers. We offer also a 'finding service' and undertake research, at no extra cost. Personally, we collect little, although we are very fond of automata, having a small collection of such items.