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Lanherne: Corresp, T.Cowdrey, Journey from Antw to Eng, 1794, 08/11/1994

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: GAMMS.1.3.80

Scope and Contents

Addressed "to the care of Bishop Carrol at Baltimore", Teresa Cowdrey tells of trip from Antwerp to England. A "wide and wicked world" is encountered. England, in danger, hard to believe changes. Government advised them not to "dress particular whilst we stay in town for fear of raising a mob." They left their "ornaments and church things safe." S. Anna Maria stayed and sold items; S. Elizabeth did not come because of dropsy. Catholics have been very kind; have provided food, clothing, even rent (of 3 guineas a week). Nuns of Hoogstraet have taken a house called Friersplace (sic), by Acton. Great poverty, lack of food, heat. But everyone from Brabant and Flanders safe. Fr. Stone safe at Amsterdam; Jesuits will reopen college; M. Villegas wrote; regrets not writing: "galotin is so busy." Danger for him to receive mail from emigrees. Clare Joseph's uncle (Halford) lives in Yorkshire; his daughter, Nancy, married, in Oxfordshire.

Dates

  • 08/11/1994

Extent

From the Record Group: 1.5 linear feet

Repository Details

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