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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863



William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British novelist, author, and illustrator.

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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1810 July 4

 Item — [67]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents:

Piozzi requests Dr. Thackeray's advice in choosing a horse for Salusbury--"something safe for my sake, and something showy for his." She discusses the dry weather and the political situation and laments Sir Lucas Pepys' loss of his Countess, "a companion of uncommon Power of Mind,--& 800 Pounds a Year." People mentioned: Piozzi's steward, Salusbury, Selina Thackeray, Dr. Thackeray's brother, Sir Francis Burdett, Sir Lucas Pepys and Countess (Pepys' former wife).

Dates: 1810 July 4