1827. W.P.: Nov. 20, 1827.
Sm. 8vo, 4 pp. Small tear at one corner without loss.
§ A sad letter, reporting, in shock, the ‘melancholy, dreadful occasion’ of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Davis, having been ‘burnt to death... What was wonderful was she suffered little or no pain but lay in a state of insensibility 24 hours, when she expired without a sigh or a groan!’ It was during tea-making’... she was discovered with the flames rising pyramidally over her head..." Item #123839