Letter to "My very dear friend" (Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti?), September 8, 1874 or after
- Creation: September 8, 1874 or after
Language of Materials
English and French
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Miscellaneous acquisitions in the 1950s and early 1960s
Author: Greenwell, Dora, 1821-1882. Summary: "Subject: Journey home good. A. and E. interested in my experiences and send love to you and your husband. Your tender friendship; my ill health. Quote Psalms, Pusey. "...'hanselled' as we say in the North..." Domestic news; tell F. Mary found a Gnu in her book. A. poorly. Remains of paper hinges. Greenwell was a poet and essayist; sister of the antiquarian Canon William Greenwell of Durham. (Recipient may not be Lucy, since the Dictionary of National Biography indicates that after 1866 Dora left Durham for London and elsewhere.) Not annotated by William Michael Rossetti; but found in "Rossetti family 2" folder with other letters to Lucy. Date: "your husband"; therefore 1874 or later."