|Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)||KWH/B/18/507|
|Title||Letter from Samuel Hastings, Hillfield Parade, Gloucester, to Appleby|
|Description||Asks Appleby to obtain lodgings for himself and 'Mrs Hasty Pudding' at the Bedford Hotel so they do not have to tramp 'in the London mud from morning till Pudding Time'; if that is not possible, asks for a lodging 'near the best Applepies in London' or at Furnivals Hotel; hopes it will be possible for Appleby and his wife to see them when in 'stinky London'|
An amusing communication; he signs himelf 'Sam Hasty Pudding'
26 April 1846
[Captain Samuel Hastings, RN (1815-1905)]