ALs to Frank Stone

Charles Dickens
ALs to Frank Stone

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Item No: cdc338001
Title: ALs to Frank Stone
Accession Number: 87-794
Physical Description: [1] page

 Tavistock House

Twenty Sixth May 1855

My Dear Nightingale.

The Fates seem to have been against my returning this letter. Twice I have intended to put it in an Envelope, and it positively refused to get into one. If you don’t find it enclosed now, don’t be surprised—I shall not be.

Ever Yours

Horatio Gabblewig

MssDate: Twenty Sixth May 1855
Media Type: Letters
Source: Rare Book Department

 Dickens calls Stone "Nightingale" as they were rehearsing for the play Mr. Nightingale's Diary to be double-billed with Wilkie Collins's The Frozen Deep.  Mr. Nightingales Diary was written by Dickens and Mark Lemon.

Recipient: Stone, Frank, 1800-1859
Provenance: Benoliel, Mrs. D. Jacques 12/6/54


 The Letters of Charles Dickens, Volume Seven: 1853-1855, ed. Graham Storey and K. J. Fielding. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981, p. 632.

Country: Creation Place Note:Tavistock House

Creation Year: 1855
Call Number: DL St71f 1855-05-26
Creator Name: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 - Author

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