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TitleLetter to William Allen from William Watson, Hawick
DescriptionLetter to William Allen from William Watson, Hawick, New Lanark. Re a young man native of Africa who has resided in this country since he was 4, reported to be the son of a native chief who came to Britain with an African captain to receive and education. Has overcome prejudice and is well educated, now teaching. He thinks he came from Cape Mountman in Sierra Leone. Would like to go to Africa or San Domingo. Wishes Allen to meet him either in Hawick or Lanark. Note on back "Thomas Jenkins".
Date2nd May 1818
FormatBoth hard and digital copies
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