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Letter to William Makepeace Thackeray, between 1795 and 1806?

 Item — Box: [91]
Call Number: MSS 29

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Scope and Contents

Piozzi writes that the rector sent her sick husband a woodcock for dinner, but she won't tell him about it until she learns from Thackeray whether he may eat it. Unlike Eve who "did tempt her unlucky Partner to eat forbidden food," Piozzi remains obedient to the Doctor's instructions. People mentioned: the rector, Mr. Piozzi, and Eve.

Dates

  • between 1795 and 1806?

Creator

Physical Description

1 page (1 leaf) : autograph letter, signed ; 12 x 19 cm.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Physical Description

1 page (1 leaf) : autograph letter, signed ; 12 x 19 cm.

Repository Details

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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