ALs to Bertha Stone

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ALs to Bertha Stone

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Item No: cdc326801
Title: ALs to Bertha Stone
Accession Number: 87-693
Physical Description: [1] page
Transcription:

GAD'S HILL PLACE,
HIGHAM BY ROCHESTER, KENT
Saturday Twenty Seventh July 1867
My Dear Bertha
I have devoted a morning's leisure to going very carefully over your story--to piecing it together--to filling up the cracks, and smoothing the joints and hinges--and to giving it an air of novelty at the end; also, a little suggestion of playfulness and happiness.  I call it (for these reasons):
  GUESS!
In its present shape, I am not afraid to venture it in All The Year Round.  You shall have it in proof, as soon as it is all printed.  You must prepare yourself for finding it greatly cut.  But I hope it may serve as a not useless pattern for you to work by, another time.
My Love to Marcus, who I hope is getting well.  Tell him the Gad's doesn't know itself without him.
Ever affectionately Yours
Charles Dickens


MssDate: Saturday Twenty Seventh July 1867
Media Type: Letters
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Record created by BZ.


Recipient: Stone, Bertha
Provenance: The Letters of Charles Dickens, Pilgrim Edition, Volume Eleven, page 404.

Bibliography:

Gift of Mrs. D. Jacques Benoliel, 12/6/54.



Country: Country:England
City/Town/Township:Higham by Rochester, Kent
Creation Place Note:Gad's Hill Place

Creation Year: 1867
Call Number: DL St71b 1867-07-27
Creator Name: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 - Author

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