Letter and envelope, William J Webb

Production date
13 Mar 1875
Current rights
Public Domain

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A letter written by William J Webb to his mother.

(a) The letter was written by William (Willie) Webb to his mother Maria (known as Patty) from Stockingford, Birmingham, England. The date is 13 March 1875. Although there is no year given, it is visible on the stamp.

In the letter William writes and draws a sketch about taking an egg at breakfast without waiting to be asked. There is also an ink drawing titled: Edmond caught weeping before a ..... of Mr Ball.

He also mentions that: Amy was late for prayers this morning what are we going to do with her, because you said going to bed early would not do for the girls. He also asks why: can't he ride while you are away.

(b) The envelope is addressed to: Mrs Anthony S Webb, Stockingford Vicarage, Nuneaton.
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Paper and black ink.
Height x Width: 176 x 112mm
Height x Width: 67 x 121mm
Subject period
Subject date
13 Mar 1875
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m99/78/129
Credit line
gifted by Miss Elizabeth Webb
Other number(s)
m99/78/247, 76251

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