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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1809 January 18

 Item — Box: [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.


  • 1809 January 18


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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