1) The letter. Written in Plymouth 28th October 1840, Mr J W Rendel sends best wishes to Capt William Hobson.
2) A sheet of paper which was originally folded to form an envelope. This sheet is addresses to Hobson and was sealed with sealing wax. A post script has been added "Capt Hobson died before my father could deliver this letter" signed Mary Weyelfang.
3) The envelop in which the letter arrived in the Museum
4) A sketch of the seal.
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