ALs to John A. Overs

Charles Dickens
ALs to John A. Overs

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Item No: cdc401301
Title: ALs to John A. Overs
Accession Number: 87-1645
Physical Description: [2] pages
Material: paper

                Devonshire Terrace.
                                26th. November 1840.
Dear Mr. Overs.
                Any time on Sunday week the Sixth of December, between eleven and half past one, I shall be glad to see you.
                I have gone through your two profiles, and marked them in pencil here and there. The Postilion is much the better of the Two. I am sorry to say that I have not had time to go again through that weightier story, and fear I must reserve myself for the piece you will bring with you – which I am curious to see.
                I am glad you are hearty with Beaumont and Fletcher - They are very good company. It will take you a long time to get through the two volumes, which are of a huge thickness and closely printed. Don’t write about them, for I fancy it rather spoils the pleasure.
                Always Faithfully Yours
                                Charles Dickens
Mr. J. A. Overs.

MssDate: 26th November 1840
Media Type: Letters
Source: Rare Book Department
Recipient: Overs, John A., 1808-1844
Provenance: Bequest of William M. Elkins, 8/5/47.


Volume 2, pp. 157-158, The Letters of Charles Dickens, edited by Madeline House & Graham Storey ; associate editors, W.J. Carlton … [et al.].

Country: Creation Place Note:Devonshire Terrace

Call Number: DL Ov2 1840-11-26
Creator Name: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 - Author

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