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Letter to Charles Robert Leslie, probably 1840s, "Saturday"

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 24
Call Number: MSS 15, Series III

Scope and Contents

Harriet writes mournfully about Charles's lonely situation without the family and hopes earnestly that he will come to be with them. She reports that Robert has arrived safely. She goes on to say that she will be happy "on Monday because I shall know you will be enjoying yourself..." with some mutual friends. She closes and then writes a second note to say that the sleeping arrangements are satisfactory and that Charles can join them comfortably. She hopes that "Rebecca will come up" to visit Charles and asks him to make up his mind about staying at "Aberdeen Place" or else she will come home to him. She passes along instructions for Susan, the servant, and then reports on Robert, Bradford, and George going rambling and painting. She closes with a few domestic details.


  • probably 1840s, "Saturday"


Physical Description

4 pages (1 folded leaf) ; 18 x 23 cm. Autograph letter, signed; written in pen and brown/black ink.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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