ALs to Capt. Granville

Charles Dickens
ALs to Capt. Granville

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Item No: cdc294601
Title: ALs to Capt. Granville
Accession Number: 87-319
Physical Description: [2] pages

1 Devonshire Terrace
     York Gate Regents Park
           Twentieth October 1842.

My Dear Granville
    It gave me very great pleasure this morning to hear from you; for I began to think - either that you had over-eaten yourself under the parental gooseberry bushes (as you threatened to do, aboard ship), or had been violently married by some Warwichshire beauty.
    Of course there is no place like old England. There never was, and never will be. What has a rational man to do with Canada? Nothing at all. Nobody who "calls himself a gentleman - here I quote our Theatricals, which have come to be like a dream - has anything in common with such outlandish parts.
    Anything in the way of Game, is always acceptable. So shall anything in the shape of Granville, be, whenever it presents itself in these Latitudes.
    Mrs. Dickens sends her best regards. Little Miss Fisher, of Muffin Memory, is in town, and coming to stay here. We had a letter from Mulgrave, commending her to our protecting care. 
                                                                Always Believe me
                                                                              Faithfully Yours
                                                                                          Charles Dickens
Captain Granville

MssDate: Twentieth October 1842.
Media Type: Letters
Source: Rare Book Department
Recipient: Granville, Frederick, 1810-1885
Provenance: Benoliel, Mrs. D. Jacques 11/57


The Letters of Charles Dickens, Pilgrim Edition, Volume Three, 1842-1843, p. 354.

Country: Creation Place Note:1 Devonshire Terrace, York Gate, Regents Park

Call Number: DL G767 1842-10-20
Creator Name: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 - Author

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