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Name Hosken, William

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Image of 2001.5.13 - Letter

2001.5.13 - Letter

Letter of proposal to Jane Kendall from J. L. Bennington, Junior, March 14, 1840. The letter is written on cream coloured paper that has been folded in half. The letter is two pages in length. On the back of the letter is the address of Jane Kendal along with a postage mark. Jane did not accept the proposal but married William Hoskin in 1840 and emigrated to Guelph, Ontario. "Dearest Jane (If I May be so bold as to call you by that familiar name) I dare say you will think it strange that I should write after seeing so recently, the reason of my doing so is to tell you the state of my affection towards you ......Devoted J.L. Bennington Junr. , No.7 Camberwell Grove". At the bottom of th

Image of 2001.5.15 - Letter

2001.5.15 - Letter

Letter of proposal to Jane Kendall from R. Thomas, January 30, 1835. The letter is written on cream coloured paper that has been folded in half. The letter is two pages in length. On the back of the letter is the address of Jane Kendall on Mary Street, Hampsted Road, along with an English postage mark. Jane did not accept the proposal but married William Hosken in 1840 and emigrated to Guelph, Ontario. "Dear Jane, I have no doubt you thought it very strange I have not been down to you but I will explain - ..." .