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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1807 December 31

 Item — Box: [36]
Call Number: MSS 29

Scope and Contents

Piozzi discusses Maria Dore's improving health. She asks Dr. Thackeray to send a servant to find out what happened to a valuable Gainsborough landscape she sent to her daughter as a bridal gift. She also comments on the war. People mentioned: Maria Dore, Sophia Hoare (Mrs. Piozzi's daughter), Gainsborough, Lord Keith and Buonaparte.


  • 1807 December 31


Physical Description

4 pages (2 leaves) : autograph letter, signed ; 23 x 19 cm.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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