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Dowdeswell, John Edmund, 1772-1851
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Henry Mordaunt Clavering to John Benn

Has read in The Times of the death of Edward Dowdeswell (see 6) - an excellent and unpretending man, but lazy. Recalls his younger brother John. Details from Visits to Monasteries in the Levant by Robert Curzon (see 57). Cholera still present in London. Death of William Vincent OW (eldest son of the HM) - but much younger than them. Recommends Handbook of London: Past and Present by Peter Cunningham.

Clavering, Henry Mordaunt, 1766-1850