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Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Cassandra Austen, 1799 June 2.

Author: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Austen collection of 41 autograph letters signed and two prints. item 4
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Reporting on Edward Austen's health and the treatments he is trying at Bath; describing a new cloak and hat and the fruits that women are wearing as ornaments; mentioning some forms of entertainment in Bath, including a "grand gala" at "Sydney Gardens" and a presentation of "the Colours to some Corps of Yeomanry or other, in the Crescent." The letter also mentions a young man she met who "has heard that Evelina was  Read more...
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Named Person: Edward Austen; Fanny Burney; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
OCLC Number: 403783662
Notes: With postmark and seal, addressed to Miss Austen, Steventon, Overton, Hants [Hampshire]; written from 13, Queen Square.
The top quarter of p. 3-4 has been cut away; ca. 7 lines of text are missing from each of these pages.
With a drawing of a floral lace pattern on p.2.
Forms part of a collection of 41 letters from Austen to her sister and two prints (MA 977.1-43).
Description: 1 item (4 p.) : ill. ; 23cm.

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Reporting on Edward Austen's health and the treatments he is trying at Bath; describing a new cloak and hat and the fruits that women are wearing as ornaments; mentioning some forms of entertainment in Bath, including a "grand gala" at "Sydney Gardens" and a presentation of "the Colours to some Corps of Yeomanry or other, in the Crescent." The letter also mentions a young man she met who "has heard that Evelina was written by Dr. Johnson."

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