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Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Cassandra Austen, 1801 May 21-22.

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 14
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Lamenting that the family's "views on G.P. Buildings seem all at an end" because the houses there are damp and may cause "putrid fevers"; answering enquiries from her sister's last letter; describing her friendship with Mrs. Chamberlayne and visits from various acquaintances; complaining that "the whole World is in a conspiracy to enrich one part of our family at the expense of another." Includes a reference to  Read more...
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Named Person: William Godwin
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
OCLC Number: 403775379
Notes: With postmark and seal, addressed to Miss Austen, The Revd F.C. Fowles, Kintbury, Newbury; written from "Paragon."
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.) ; 23.2 cm.

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Lamenting that the family's "views on G.P. Buildings seem all at an end" because the houses there are damp and may cause "putrid fevers"; answering enquiries from her sister's last letter; describing her friendship with Mrs. Chamberlayne and visits from various acquaintances; complaining that "the whole World is in a conspiracy to enrich one part of our family at the expense of another." Includes a reference to William Godwin: a Mr. Pickford "is as raffish in his appearance as I would wish every Disciple of Godwin to be."

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