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Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas Richmond, [before 1871 Dec 6].

Author: John Ruskin; Thomas Richmond; H W Wollaston
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:John Ruskin letters to Thomas Richmond (MA 2159) item 71
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Saying he "got on well at Cambridge, but it is merely talking to the air--cold air--too. People only want to hear you to be amused or to know 'what you have got to say' and they have not the least idea of ever attending to it;" saying that Joan is away, his mother is complaining and Connie has been ill; saying that Rosie has been in touch with Connie "evidently meaning to keep one gossamer thread of link."
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Named Person: Joan Severn; Rose La Touche; Rose La Touche; Joan Severn
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Ruskin; Thomas Richmond; H W Wollaston
OCLC Number: 746026090
Notes: Date of writing inferred from contents of letter; Ruskin's mother died December 6, 1871.
Written on stationery embossed "Denmark Hill, S."
Part of a collection of letters from John Ruskin to Thomas Richmond. Letters in this collection have been described individually in separate catalog records; see collection-level record for more information.
Description: 1 item (3 p.) ; 17.8 cm

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Saying he "got on well at Cambridge, but it is merely talking to the air--cold air--too. People only want to hear you to be amused or to know 'what you have got to say' and they have not the least idea of ever attending to it;" saying that Joan is away, his mother is complaining and Connie has been ill; saying that Rosie has been in touch with Connie "evidently meaning to keep one gossamer thread of link."

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