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Living History: Letter Writing 1809

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Seaview House Hotel & Bath House

P75 N283 Ballylickey

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Ellen Hutchins Festival event: Learn writing practices of 1809, write with a quill pen and hear about Ellen’s correspondence; with Carrie O’Flynn, historical re-enactor and Madeline Hutchins, researcher.

In the period setting of the hotel, using accurately-researched clothing and museum-quality reproduction items, historical re-enactor Carrie will introduce participants to letter-writing practices of the early 1800s. Learn about postage systems, stationery and etiquette before trying your hand at writing using period-appropriate quills and paper. See letters of Ellen’s, and hear from Madeline about Ellen’s intense 7-year correspondence with botanist, Dawson Turner. Tea and scones can be ordered for 4pm, contact the hotel

Tel: 027 50073/ 50462

www.seaviewhousehotel.com info@seaviewhousehotel.com

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