Charles Dickens

Madeline House and Graham Storey (eds), The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 2: 1840–1841

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To DANIEL MACLISE, 20 NOVEMBER 1840

MS Private; seen before partial destruction in Prestwick air-crash, Dec 1954, fragment (aa) MS Colonel Richard Gimbel.

Friday November twentieth Eighteen forty

My Dear Mac

I have been writing all day, and mean to take a great, London, back-slums kind of walk tonight, seeking adventures in knight errant style. Will you come with me? And aas a preparation, will you dine with us at a quarter before 5?—Leg of mutton stuffed with oysters.

Reply 'Yes'.

  • Always & Ever
  •                CDa

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