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Autograph letter signed : Abetone, to "Mia Figlia diletta" [Joan Severn], 1887 Aug. 18.

Author: Lucia Gray Swett; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Discussing the local hunt for robbers, and describing how one robber was apprehended by a young man who is a "specemin of muscular christianity." Mentioning that a Mrs. Marshall from Detroit once met John Ruskin, and inquiring whether Severn remembers her. Describing an unexpected visit from four unnamed ladies, and how Swett made them a "great stew of canned oysters" though she "had now idea how to cook them."
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Named Person: Francesca Alexander; John Ruskin
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Lucia Gray Swett; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
OCLC Number: 425960706
In: Collection of letters from Lucia Gray Swett Alexander to Joan Severn
Notes: Last page(s) of the letter are missing.
Written on stationery with "Lucia" elaborately embossed in gilt.
Part of a large collection of letters from Lucia Gray Swett Alexander to Joan Severn. Items in this collection are described in individual records.
Description: 1 item (6 p.) ; 10.1 x 15.5 cm.

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Discussing the local hunt for robbers, and describing how one robber was apprehended by a young man who is a "specemin of muscular christianity." Mentioning that a Mrs. Marshall from Detroit once met John Ruskin, and inquiring whether Severn remembers her. Describing an unexpected visit from four unnamed ladies, and how Swett made them a "great stew of canned oysters" though she "had now idea how to cook them."

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