Daniel’s letters: 12 November 1820 – Caleb, gunpowder, and the Queen’s Trial. Uncle Owen’s health impaired

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R. the 17th /of Instant

Hounslow Nov’br 12th 1820

Dear Father and Brothers

Your letter Dated Sep’tr 18 I received on the 24thand glad to hear that you were in your usual health as we are at present and in hope to receive the same confortable news in the next

I have not hear from Caleb since he was here he promised he would write but he has not that makes me quite uneasey and Doubt that some thing has happen to him if you know where he is I wish you send to him to write

I have send two Pounds of gunpowder some of the best thats made in England I may say in the World one of them I intend for Caleb’s Winter holy days I am very sorry that I did thought of it when he was here The Queens trial was setel last Freiday in her favour I do not think it worth while to say any mor efor you will all the account of it in the news papers

My little boy name’s Thomas

Write as soon as possible –

Dl Williams


[Owen Williams, Daniel’s uncle, writes]

My Good Brother

I tak this oportunity to Lett you nhow that my health is impared great Deal I Should be glad to hear from you as soon as convinant my Eyses a very wek and painful

My Best respect to my ould acquaintaes and acept of this to your Self

From your Brother Owen Williams

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