The Wellington Collection

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Apsley House

If you ever go to London and fancy visiting Wellington’s Arch, then please take a look across the road at the magnificent house opposite – that is Apsley House, the home of the 1st Duke of Wellington. Continue reading

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200 years later and still an impact!

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One beautifully written letter!

Having just transcribed some documents from the National Archives, catalougue number WO1/1116, it strikes me just how beautifully written these documents were.

One letter to a local lord, implores him to ‘solicit, on the ground of humanity and common charity alone, some small relief, that may prevent my becoming the Prey of Poverty Continue reading