Charles Dickens

Madeline House and Graham Storey (eds), The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 1: 1820–1839

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pg 339To WILLIAM JERDAN, [6 DECEMBER 1837]

Extract in Anderson Galleries catalogue No. 1248 (1916); dated 48 Doughty Street, Wednesday. Date: same day as last.

My Dear Jerdan

We are going to bring within the pale of Christianity on Saturday next, an infant "whose name is velocity, and nature, genius"1 and in honor of him and his faith assemble a few friends in the evening to music and a rubber.

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1 Allusion untraced.
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