Letter to Oscar Browning, p.1

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Date:22nd of July 1869

Description:Eliot writes to Oscar for some photographs of Sicily. She mentions Thornton Lewes' illness, he died three months later of cancer.

Transcript:

The Priory,
21, North Bank,
Regents Park

July 22. 69


Dear Mr. Browning

We are a little more at ease now, our son being on the way to recovery. Is it too late for me to ask you to fulfill your kind promise of sending me the Sicilian photographs? If not, & if you will kindly trust me with them, you will do a valued service to

Yours always truly

M. E. Lewes


Oscar Browning Esq.


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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