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Autograph letter signed with initials : Avignon, to Lady Noel Byron, 1846 Oct. 7 and 9.

Author: Jameson, Mrs.Charles DickensAnne Isabella Milbanke Byron Byron, BaronessRalph Milbanke Lovelace, Earl ofRobert BrowningAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Anna Jameson collection of letters (MA 1325) letter 4
Database:WorldCat
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Discussing Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poor health and her difficulties in traveling; praising Barrett Browning's patience and "unselfish sweetness"; noting that the Brownings' "graceful propriety" is serving as a good example for her niece Gerardine; describing Avignon and mentioning that it does not match [Charles] Dickens' account of it; expressing her belief that in Dickens' description "some ... things are so  Read more...
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Named Person: Robert Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jameson, Mrs.; Charles Dickens; Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron Byron, Baroness; Ralph Milbanke Lovelace, Earl of; Robert Browning; Curtis Hidden Page
OCLC Number: 647786696
Notes: With postmark and seal.
Part of a collection of five letters from Anna Jameson to Lady Noel Byron (MA 1325.1-5) and two letters from Ralph Gordon Noel King, 2nd Earl of Lovelace and grandson of Lady Byron, to Robert Browning (MA 1325.6-7). Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 1325.1-7).
Description: 1 item (6 p., with address) ; 20.4 cm.

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Discussing Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poor health and her difficulties in traveling; praising Barrett Browning's patience and "unselfish sweetness"; noting that the Brownings' "graceful propriety" is serving as a good example for her niece Gerardine; describing Avignon and mentioning that it does not match [Charles] Dickens' account of it; expressing her belief that in Dickens' description "some ... things are so exaggerated or at least are seen under so peculiar an aspect as to make [her] distrust him as a describer"; telling Lady Byron that she misses her; commenting on the famine in Ireland.

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