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Autograph letter signed : Paris, to his mother, Harriet Collins, 1845 Sept. 23-24.

Author: Wilkie Collins; Harriet Geddes Collins
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Wilkie Collins collection of 117 autograph letters signed to his mother, letter 18
Database:WorldCat
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Telling her he will "give up the Belgium plan and come back the shortest way"; describing his encounter with an overly polite French kitchen maid; mocking the hotel staff's attempts to speak English; mentioning an exhibition of paintings and a visit to the morgue, where "a body of a young girl had just been fished out of the river."
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins; Harriet Geddes Collins
OCLC Number: 436446715
Notes: Written from Hotel des Tuileries, Rue de Rivoli.
With postmark and seal.
Part of a collection of 117 letters from Wilkie Collins to his mother, Harriet Collins. Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 3150.1-117).
Description: 1 item (3 p., with address) ; 26.5 cm

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Telling her he will "give up the Belgium plan and come back the shortest way"; describing his encounter with an overly polite French kitchen maid; mocking the hotel staff's attempts to speak English; mentioning an exhibition of paintings and a visit to the morgue, where "a body of a young girl had just been fished out of the river."

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