Deare, William James

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The collection includes copies of letters and certificates relating to William Deare's career in the merchant navy 1864 - 1870, personal letters from Edgar Deare 1921 - 1923, marriage certificate William James Deare to Mary Simpson 1867 and notice of golden wedding anniversary.
Also includes two copies of Metcalf's List of Medicines contained in a chest 1853, one copy of Medical Hints for Emigrants which was printed by the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge 1850 and two note books containing cures and prescriptions for various ills and often have the name of the informant beside the recipe. There is also a collection of notes and prescriptions in note form and various clippings.

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Folder. Photocopies. 22p.

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