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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1804 January 8

 Item — Box: [23]
Call Number: MSS 29

Scope and Contents

Mr. Piozzi's health has improved, but Hodgkins still has a dangerously high pulse, despite the foxglove and the blood that was drawn. Piozzi wishes the French would attack now to let the English volunteers do their duty and to "keep them from wicked thoughts" while there is no harvest. She also describes a cartoon about Napoleon. People mentioned: Dr. Thackeray, Mr. Piozzi, Hodgkins (the valet), Buonaparte and John Bull.


  • 1804 January 8


Physical Description

3 pages (2 leaves) : autograph letter, signed ; 26 x 20 cm.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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