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Simon, Jane O'Meara 1816-1901

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Works: 78 works in 86 publications in 1 language and 86 library holdings
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place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Saying he is pleased to know of "the prodigal's return. It was pleasant to me to think how happy Boo [Jane Faulkner] would be in this fulfilled hope and recovered pleasure;" inviting her and John to dine with him the following Tuesday
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Noting at the top of the letter that "this is for John--but you must open it or you'll be making custards;" asking him to "Read enclosed."
London, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Telling her that he had not shown her note to his mother; apologizing for what his mother said to her saying she should not trust anything his mother says about him or his friends; adding that he has "cramped prickly pain about the heart tonight and don't believe any good at all will come of it--though I hope not much harm."
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Thanking her for her letter and saying how very much Ruskin enjoyed it; describing how busy she is managing the affairs of Brantwood and also Herne Hill
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thanking her for her letter and for the drawing
to Arthur Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Being a list of subscribers with their addresses
Lauterbrunnen, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Telling her that he found Gretchen and that she remembered them fondly and sent her regards; describing his hiking; complaining that "the Alpine club has spoiled everything--everybody is going to the top of everywhere and there's nothing but rubbish of nasty horses and helpless guides left for poor innocents who want to keep their necks unbroken; describing the alpine flowers he has seen
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Describing what he is working on; setting out a chart of proposed volume and chapter headings as they relate to his travel writing
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Reflecting on the loss of Ruskin
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Asking her for "anything that comes into your head or heart about my Father or Mother--of whom I knew scarcely anything but the foibles; and never valued the affection. My own cruelty to them is now altogether frightful to me in looking back;" he adds that in his writing about his parents he will include "what the public may be modestly told to their own benefit--no more;" laying out which chapters will concern his Mother; adding he would like to include her letter in its entirety, "with the certainty of my never using anything as you do not wish."
Milan, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Telling her that with quiet and work he is getting better; saying that the Alps are beautiful and that he has given up on "the Irish plan;" asking her to thank John for his kindness with regard to his book and binding
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying she was sorry not to have seen her when she called in at Denmark Hill; wishing her a good stay in Venice; relating family news
Paris, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying that he forgot "poor Colman" and asking if ten pounds will suffice; saying he will send her a check; adding that he dined with old French friends last night
London, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing, at length, a dispute over the purchase of land and the removal of trees upon that land; discussing the Eisenkraemers involvement in the dispute and the involvement of lawyers on both sides
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing her upcoming trip to Edinburgh and providing detailed suggestions on what her itinerary should include while in Scotland
Folkestone, to [John Ruskin] by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing factory workers complaints of heavy clay dust used to give body to printed calicoes before they are sent to the mill
Torquay, to John Ruskin by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing the fog and dreary weather on the journey from London to Torquay; hoping that the change in climate will be good for her husband; reflecting on their honeymoon trip to Torquay nearly 40 years prior and their marriage over the intervening years
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing writing he would like to do on travel and in his writing "giving the due space to accounts of friendship or of thought--there will be scant room for description as it is a part of thought;" discussing a woman named Eliza whom he knew cared a "good deal for me."
primarily Brantwood, Coniston, and London, to Dr. and Mrs. Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Collection consists of 51 letters from John Ruskin to the sanitary reformer and pathologist Dr. Simon and his wife Jane O'Meara Simon; 19 letters from Joan Severn to Dr. and Mrs. Simon; 10 letters from Mrs. Simon to Severn; 4 letters from Dr. Parsons to Dr. Simon; and 1 letter each from Violet Carttet to Mrs. Simon; Mrs. Simon to Severn; and George Richmond to Mrs. Simon
Interlaken, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying he has nothing pleasant to tell her; saying he is working at botany and drawing and "I admire things more than ever but have less delight in admiration;" saying he hopes to do some rowing and climbing; asking in a postscript if she would tell her husband that "as I get a broader view of botany, I have a most uncomfortable sensation of every thing changing into every thing else. I've been studying a lovely thing, Dryas Octopetala, which is a rose taught to live like a saxifrage. (I'm afraid that's only possible in botany, by the way) and getting the curious thick ground leaf of the saxifrage--and a little gleam of anemone-look in its flower."
 
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