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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1810 July 10

 Item — Box: [68]
Call Number: MSS 29

Scope and Contents

Piozzi discusses Ann Moore ("the fasting woman of Tutburry"). Piozzi's health has improved, and her "heart--as it is Empty--has Pretentions to be light." Rain has finally come, quieting "Fears of Famine", but the farmer Jones and his family still suffer from poor health. Piozzi also mentions the biting "Edinburgh Reviewers" and Kingston's "Vindication of Oxford University." People mentioned: Anne Moore, Mrs. Mostyn, Farmer Jones of Pontriffeth, Mr. Moore, Miss Allen, Mrs. Heaton, Miss Ashburne, Selina Thackeray, Kingston and Lady Keith.


  • 1810 July 10


Physical Description

2 pages (1 leaf) : autograph letter, signed ; 25 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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