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Ozias Humphry, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, to Mary Boydell, No.90 Cheapside

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

HU/3/29

Title

Ozias Humphry, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, to Mary Boydell, No.90 Cheapside

Date

10 May 1785

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

They made Cape Town in fourteen weeks, during which they saw not one vessel. This letter is sent via a Danish vessel, the Achilles, bound for Copenhagen. There are a large number Europeans at Cape Town. He promises to send a longer letter by the Hillsborough and Captain Hardcastle.