Reference numberCB/1/3/141
Alternative reference numberBLA.C.106
TitleLetter from Thomas Curtis, Teignmouth to Charles Blagden, 5 Coney Court, Gray's Inn, London
Date16 September 1773
DescriptionLaments the fact that he has not seen Blagden during his visit to Bristol. Discusses his cousin's death, Mrs Curtis's health prevented them from attending the funeral. Describes his stay at Sidmouth and his visits to other bathing places on the South Devon coast. Describes Powderham Castle. Has moved to Teignmouth as prefers the water there. Describes Exeter and the surrounding countryside. Enquires after Blagden's expedition to Snowdon. Describes a plant he has seen.
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