Letter from Charles Dickens to Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu,
1869 December 31.
|Main Creator:||Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870|
One page octavo on "Office of All the Year Round" headed paper, dated Friday 31st December, 1869. Folded in original envelope with stamp (Penny Red) and postmark, with Dicken's signature on the envelope. The letter acknowledges receipt of the manuscript of "The Fairy Story" and advises that he is happy to retain it for publishing in "All the Year Round", a weekly journal Dickens founded and edited from 1859. It is personally written and signed. At the time of writing the letter, Dickens was approaching his 58th birthday, and would die a little over 5 months later.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Physical description: 1 item : 20 x 13 cm.
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|MS 41, 723||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|