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In this travel letter to his sisters, Joseph Peace Hazard writes from London after returning from a visit to Hale Place. Topics include walks along the Thames; the flowers, trees, and wildlife at Hale Place; and an encounter with a rat catcher using weasels and dogs to clear out the poultry yard.
PhysicalObject; Text; letters (correspondence); pressed flora
London; England; United Kingdom; Europe
travel writing; letters; plants; flowers; trees; gardens; animals; livestock; birds; rivers
Hazard, Joseph Peace, "Travel letter no. 15, Series 1" (1857). Joseph Peace Hazard Papers. 43.