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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1815 December 13

 Item — Box: [80]
Call Number: MSS 29

Scope and Contents

Piozzi hopes to visit Thackeray in July "unencumber'd by Debts & no longer haunted by Vexations which have tormented me for two long years." She has finished renovating Streatham Park. She is now in Bath, "Two Rooms & Two Maids her whole Establishment." She discusses visiting actors and dancers and mentions a ten year old who plays the piano "like a professor." Piozzi also copies out a short poem. People mentioned: Miss Letitia Barnston, Mrs. Salusbury, Dr. Holland, Dr. Harington, Mrs. Thackeray, and Selina Thackeray. See: Bloom, vol. 5, p. 433.


  • 1815 December 13


Physical Description

4 pages (2 leaves) : autograph letter, signed ; 24 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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