ALs to Marion Ely

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ALs to Marion Ely

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Item No: cdc522001
Title: ALs to Marion Ely
Accession Number: 2005-28
Physical Description: [2] pages
Material: paper
Transcription:

Tavistock House
  Twenty Seventh February 1855.
My Dear Miss Ely.
  I was at the Olympic last night (Tit for Tat, excellent, and your protégé Dobson marvellously good), and did not find your note until I came home at midnight. If I had had it sooner, I have a strong suspicion that I should have been better pleased with my box-company, and worse with my stage entertainers – for then I should have been at the Princess’s with you.
  Catherine told me you wished to have one of the reprinted l--? papers. I am truly sorry to tell you that I have not one left. I dispersed them at the time among those whom I had known in that association, and they were soon gone.
  Ever believe me
  Very faithfully Yours
  Charles Dickens
Miss Ely.


MssDate: Twenty Seventh February 1855
Media Type: Letters
Source: Rare Book Department
Recipient: Ely, Marion
Provenance: Silverman, 7/2004, Benoliel Fund.

Bibliography:

Volume 4, p. 358, The Letters of Charles Dickens, edited by Madeline House & Graham Storey ; associate editors, W.J. Carlton … [et al.].



Country: Country:England
City/Town/Township:London
Creation Place Note:Tavistock House

Call Number: DL El93 1855-02-27
Creator Name: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 - Author

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