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Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1813 May 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 31
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Mentioning a shopping trip to buy fabrics; joking about seeing a portrait of Mrs Bingley from Pride & Prejudice at an exhibition and looking fruitlessly for Mrs. Darcy's portrait in a collection of Sir Joshua Reynolds's paintings; describing various outings and visits in London; giving details of their proposed trip from London to Steventon; admitting that she does not know how to answer her niece's letter written  Read more...
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Named Person: Jane Austen; Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Joshua Reynolds, Sir
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Cassandra Austen; Alfred Morrison
OCLC Number: 403701061
Notes: With seal and the note "By favour of Messrs Gray & Vincent," addressed to Miss Austen, Chawton; written from Sloane St.
"May 1813 from Sloane St" is written on the address panel in an unknown hand.
A few words are cut out at the top of 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.) ; 23.3 cm.

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Mentioning a shopping trip to buy fabrics; joking about seeing a portrait of Mrs Bingley from Pride & Prejudice at an exhibition and looking fruitlessly for Mrs. Darcy's portrait in a collection of Sir Joshua Reynolds's paintings; describing various outings and visits in London; giving details of their proposed trip from London to Steventon; admitting that she does not know how to answer her niece's letter written in the character of Miss Darcy: "Even had I more time, I should not feel at all sure of the sort of Letter that Miss D. would write."

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