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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, 1809 January 18

 Item — [49]
Call Number: MSS 29
Scope and Contents:

Mr. Piozzi's health worsens. Mrs. Piozzi discusses the threat of Irish rebellion and the "perverse" behavior of the "old King." She enquires after Dr. Thackeray's sister Kilfenora. Mr. Moore says that some of Mr. Piozzi's symptoms are "merely nervous" and don't pose any danger, but Mrs. Piozzi's doubts him, saying Mr. Moore "says some same of the State." People mentioned: Mr. Moore, Mr. Piozzi, the King, Kilfenora and Selina.

Dates: 1809 January 18