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Autograph letter signed : Godmersham, to Cassandra Austen, 1808 June 30-July 1.

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 18
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Expressing joy at Frank's return; commenting on the cold weather; describing various visits and visitors; noting that "it will be two years tomorrow since we left Bath for Clifton, with what happy feelings of Escape!"; musing on the luxuries at Godmersham and the "Vulgar Economy" of her home and concluding that "the pleasures of Friendship, of unreserved Conversation, of similarity of Taste & Opinions, will make  Read more...
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Named Person: Francis Austen, Sir.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
OCLC Number: 403701077
Notes: With postmark and seal, addressed to Miss Austen, Castle Square, Southampton.
"June 20,1808 J.A." is written above the address in what could be Jane or Cassandra Austen's hand.
"Friday July 1" appears near the middle of p. 3.
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.) ; 22.6 cm.

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Expressing joy at Frank's return; commenting on the cold weather; describing various visits and visitors; noting that "it will be two years tomorrow since we left Bath for Clifton, with what happy feelings of Escape!"; musing on the luxuries at Godmersham and the "Vulgar Economy" of her home and concluding that "the pleasures of Friendship, of unreserved Conversation, of similarity of Taste & Opinions, will make good amends" for having to live more frugally.

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