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Letter of Moses Frostick, 1855 (2 of 2)

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What work is he doing? He is only seven years old and being paid to work. Note that he would rather be a school. Is this level of literacy the same as a seven year old today? Notice also that someone, possibly a teacher or parent, has corrected his spelling.
Document Reference: MC 392/10, 726X2

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1st Mar 2007 by Norfolk Record Office

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History

Key Stages:
Key Stage 2

Keywords:
victorian, victorians, children, childhood, school, letter, surlingham

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