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Letter to Charles Robert Leslie, circa 1840-1845

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 42
Call Number: MSS 15, Series III

Scope and Contents

Mary Leslie writes to her father to tell him that she has had "three dips in the sea" and adds a few other details about an apparent seaside trip. She includes a small sketch at the top of the letter, saying "I drew the little chur[ch] this morning..." The tone and handwriting of this letter suggest that it was written when Mary was still quite young.


  • circa 1840-1845


Physical Description

1 page (1 leaf) ; 17.5 x 11 cm. Fragment of an autograph letter, signed; written in pen and brown/black ink with pen and ink illustration.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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