Charles Dickens

Kathleen Mary Tillotson, Madeline House, and Graham Storey (eds), The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 3: 1842–1843

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MS Huntington Library. Date: 1842 on handwriting; confirmed by reference to Greenwich in To Mitton, 1 Dec.

Devonshire Terrace. | Twenty Eighth November

My Dear Mitton

I have just received from Talfourd, a vexatious reminder of a solemn promise I had utterly forgotten—to dine with him in his Chambers tomorrow. Will you write and tell me, whether Friday or Saturday would suit you for the Greenwich Expedition?

I have heard from the Govr.,4 who professes peace.5

  •                                                             Faithfully Ever
  • Thos Mitton Esquire                                                  CD.

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Editor’s Note
4 N, mistakenly, reads "hero".
Editor’s Note
5 Perhaps John Dickens had earlier protested at some suggestion of CD's about his move to London (see To Mrs Burnett, ?14 Oct, fn).
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