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Austen, Charles

Overview
Works: 27 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 272 library holdings
Genres: Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Charles Austen
Chawton, to Charles Austen by Cassandra Austen( )

1 edition published in 1843 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Informing him that he has been made residuary legatee in her will and giving him instructions regarding the disposal of her property, including clothing, jewelry, and family miniatures; also refers to her intention to destroy her various personal papers and set apart the letters and manuscripts of her sister Jane Austen "for those parties to whom I think they will be mostly valuable."
Farnham, to his brother Charles Austen by Henry Thomas Austen( )

1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his financial difficulties, activities as curate of Farham, the Austen children, and news of family and friends
Overton, to Capt. Charles Austen by Anna Austen Lefroy( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bermuda, to Cassandra Austen by Charles Austen( )

1 edition published in 1808 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the birth of his daughter Cassandra, capture and subsequent loss of a French prize ship, and orders to sail for St. Domingo
Bermuda, to Charles Austen by Esther Esten( )

1 edition published in 1808 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Admiralty [London], to Charles Austen by Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berkeley( )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning Austen's "not being permitted to go out in a ship fitted for your flag", and promising to address Hyde Parker, the Senior Naval Lord of the new board, to "give him my opinion", and adding "I do not think this manner of kicking about flag officers is at all becoming"; concludes "I don't thing this new administration can last a twelve month."
16 Suffolk Square, to Charles Austen by Elizabeth( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Melville House, to Charles Austen by Henry Dundas( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Broke Hall [Nacton,Suffolk], to Charles Austen by Philip Bowes Vere Broke( )

1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his son's recent promotion ("I am glad to say he passed with credit. Lord Melville very handsomely gave him his appointment directly & as a pretty compliment commissioned him nominally for the Shannon"); news of his family and household; his poor health and that of his wife, which keeps them at home, with an account of the partial paralysis he suffered following a fall from a horse; explaining that he is unfit to accept any invitations to visit ("You are a very good fellow to offer your company ... but I fear unless some effect of nature relieve my brain & make me a man again, I shall never be fit to leave my moorings again ... I cannot stand a breeze without [shud]dering with cold - & the last thought or anxiety ... splits my head so that I am obliged to live as quiet & demure as a Quaker! - which is not a good training for a commodore."); sending his regards to the recipient's brother (i.e. Francis Austen)
Lyme, to Cassandra Austen by Jane Austen( )

1 edition published in 1804 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Commenting on Cassandra's letter from Weymouth; discussing various illnesses in Lyme; describing her daily life, a ball she attended, and a visit to a Miss Armstrong; mentioning Robinson Crusoe and the Pinckards Newspaper
[n.p.], to Charles Austen by J. G Palmer( )

1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Congratulating him on his second marriage to Harriet Palmer [on 7 August 1820]
Admiralty [London], to Charles Austen by Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berkeley( )

1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Informing him that his appointments following the death of Captain Stanley have been confirmed, but that Commander Rice is not qualified to take an appointment in a ship of the line and suggesting that he apply for his son, and should objections be raised, to give the position to the first lieutenenat , in hopes that in return his son will be given a ship "for you station"; closing with the observation that "Captain Erskine cannot read his instructions - it is very evident that he don't understand them"
Hans Place [London], to Cassandra Austen by Jane Austen( )

1 edition published in 1815 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking her for her two letters; saying that she is glad "the new Cook begins so well"; discussing a letter she received from the publisher [John] Murray in which he "wants to have the Copyright of MP [Mansfield Park] & SS [Sense and Sensibility]"; commenting on the weather and visitors; describing her brother Henry's illness and its treatment; noting that she wants to return to Chawton as soon as possible and will "send down a parcel by Collier on Saturday."
Hamstall, to Charles Austen by Edward Cooper( )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (42)

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