|提及的人：||George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron|
Sophia Peabody Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Julian Hawthorne; Hans Holbein; Peter Lely, Sir; Thomas Wildman; Una Hawthorne; Henry Amelung Hawthorne
|注意：||Includes sketches on p. 3, 6, and 38-9.
Part of a collection of 15 letters from Sophia Hawthorne to her daughter Una. Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 1220.1-15).
The letter is not signed and is probably incomplete.
|描述：||1 item (52 pages) : illustrations ; 17.9 cm|
Telling her that Nathaniel and Julian Hawthorne bought some "knights in armour" for Julian; describing the view from the train windows on the trip from Peterborough to Nottingham and their stop in Grantham; discussing in great detail a trip to Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron's ancestral home; mentioning pictures by Hans Holbein and Sir Peter Lely; reporting that the library at Newstead Abbey had "The Scarlet Letter and other volumes written by Papa"; praising the current owner of Newstead Abbey, Colonel Thomas Wildman, for his maintenance of the property; giving details of the gardens at Newstead Abbey; reflecting on Lord Byron's character.