A collection of 91 letters written over a 24 year period (1795-1819) from Benjamin Wymberly Salmon to his wealthy friend Anthony Hamond. The topics include, among others: estate management including news of the West Indian pineapples in his new “hot house”, mutual friends in the East Indies, Norfolk politics and candidates for local elections, trips to London, Bath, and Norwich, the possible erection of a memorial monument to Lord Nelson, in Norwich, etc. Salmon offers ongoing investment advice to Hamond about the East India Company and the election of its directors. He relates news of a mutual friend, George Tatem director of the East India Company.
- Author: Salmon, Benjamin Wymberly, 1743-1821.
- Title: Letters to Anthony Hamond of Westacre, High-House, 1795-1819.
LWL MSS 14
Acquired July 2014