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Autograph letter signed : Godmersham, to Cassandra Austen, [1813] Sept. 23-24.

Author: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Austen collection of 41 autograph letters signed and two prints. item 32
Database:WorldCat
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Commenting on fabrics and clothes; noting their visitors at Godmersham and her own visits in the neighborhood; reporting on her health and her mother's health; describing plans for members of the household to go to Goodnestone for a fair. The letter also includes allusions to Fanny Burney's The wanderer and a poem by William Cowper.
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Named Person: Fanny Burney; William Cowper
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
OCLC Number: 403701067
Notes: With postmark and seal, addressed to Miss Austen, Chawton, Alton, Hants [Hampshire].
Includes two cross-written postscripts on p. 2.
The first three pages of the letter are written on Thursday, Sept. 23; "Friday" appears at the top of p. 4.
The postmark date is illegible; 1813 is based on Sept. 23 being a Thursday.
Forms part of a collection of 41 letters from Austen to her sister and two prints (MA 977.1-43).
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Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 23 cm

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Commenting on fabrics and clothes; noting their visitors at Godmersham and her own visits in the neighborhood; reporting on her health and her mother's health; describing plans for members of the household to go to Goodnestone for a fair. The letter also includes allusions to Fanny Burney's The wanderer and a poem by William Cowper.

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