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Autograph letter signed : Paris, to his mother, Harriet Collins, [1847 Aug.?].

Author: Wilkie Collins; Harriet Geddes Collins
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Wilkie Collins collection of 117 autograph letters signed to his mother, letter 24
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Telling his mother that he is in Paris for "three or four days" because he and Charles Ward "find provincial cities insupportably oppressive to [their] mercurial characters"; asking his mother to send him £5: "I ask for the five pound note because I shall want both boots and glasses when I come back, and can (if I have some extra money) get them cheaper and better here than London."
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Wilkie Collins; Harriet Geddes Collins
OCLC Number: 436454612
Notes: Written from Hotel des Tuileries, Rue de Rivoli.
With postmark and seal.
Dated "Monday afternoon."
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) ; 27cm.

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Telling his mother that he is in Paris for "three or four days" because he and Charles Ward "find provincial cities insupportably oppressive to [their] mercurial characters"; asking his mother to send him £5: "I ask for the five pound note because I shall want both boots and glasses when I come back, and can (if I have some extra money) get them cheaper and better here than London."

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