Letter from Mr Whalley
G H Whalley
This letter is apparently from the staunchly protestant statesman, George H Whalley, who warns readers of a new invention, a 'Rafrânchisseur'. Believes that this glass apparatus for allowing a lady to 'blow perfume [...] over the face of any friend' is 'a Popish device, intended to familiarise people with sprinkling'.
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