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Autograph letter signed : All' Abetone, to "Dear Joanie" [Joan Severn], 1887 July 29.

Author: Francesca Alexander; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Collection of letters from Francesca Alexander to Joan Severn
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Concerning the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, and his rapid recovery, but expressing sorrow that Ruskin should "take such dark views of himself and his past life." Also mentioning that Pietro Petrucci, who frequently brings gifts of fruit, vegetables, and flowers from his garden to the Alexanders, prays nightly for Ruskin. Briefly mentioning Alexander's troubled eyesight.
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Named Person: Pietro Petrucci; John Ruskin
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Alexander; Joan Severn; Helen Gill Viljoen
OCLC Number: 426921559
Notes: Signed "Ever your affectionate and most grateful Sorella."
Written on stationery with "Francesca" elaborately embossed in gilt.
For Pietro Petrucci, see Alexander's "Theresa and Petrucci" in her Roadside Songs of Tuscany.
Part of a large collection of letters primarily from Francesca Alexander to Joan Severn. Items in this collection are described in individual records.
Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 15.5 x 9.8 cm.

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Concerning the health of Alexander's "Fratello," John Ruskin, and his rapid recovery, but expressing sorrow that Ruskin should "take such dark views of himself and his past life." Also mentioning that Pietro Petrucci, who frequently brings gifts of fruit, vegetables, and flowers from his garden to the Alexanders, prays nightly for Ruskin. Briefly mentioning Alexander's troubled eyesight.

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