Letter to Mr Sibree Junior p.1

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Date:1st of May 1847

Description:Eliot writes to John Sibree apologising for not paying postage on a letter and enclosing stamps to cover postage.

Transcript:

My dear Mr. Sibree

It was owing to my neglect that Mary's letter was put into our bag without having prepaid written on it. You must allow me to make the proper amende by sending the enclosed stamps. Unless you are quite weary of me I shall hope to have a continuation of your last letter soon. But in either case whether you are weary of me or not, I am
Ever you sincere friend

Mary Ann Evans

Foleshill
Saturday


Note: George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, from 1819-1880.


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