William Byrd Letter
Scope and Contents
Letter concerns having eaten wild fowl sent by the recipient and the use of buckles to bring his feet into "humane [sic] shape, which are as long as any munkys [monkey's ?]." The letter is dated "February 17 1741/2," noting the different calendar used by the English during this time, in which the new year didn't begin until Lady Day (March 25).
- Creation: 1742 February 17
- Byrd, William, 1728-1777 (Person)
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English