311. Robert Bloomfield to Joseph
Weston, 19 March 1817*
March 19 1817
I write with a strangers pen, and with a precipitate hand, just
to inform you that, I last night saw Dr
Martin and Mr Mariner 
who both intend to be with you on Sunday next, but Martin will write you more particulars
before the time. I intend to be with you by the 2 Oclock Coach on Friday.
Love to Miss Weston and Hannah. Yours Sir in good
Address:Mr Js Weston / Draper / Twickenham / Middx.
* Private collection, published in
Robert Bloomfield Society Newsletter, 1 (June 2001),
Martin and William Mariner, authors of Mariner's account of his shipwreck
and life among the islanders of Tonga, An Account of the Natives of
the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific Ocean, with an Original Grammar
of their Language ... Compiled ... from the ... Communications of W. M.
... by J. Martin, 2 vols. (London, 1817). See Letter 278. BACK