Charles Dickens

Kathleen Mary Tillotson, Graham Storey, and Angus Easson (eds), The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 7: 1853–1855

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pg 631To FRANK STONE, 24 MAY 1855

MS Benoliel Collection.

Tavistock House | Thursday Twenty Fourth May 1855

My Dear Stone

I return Mr. Miller's1 letter.

Great projects are afoot here for a grown-up Play in about 3 weeks time. Former schoolroom arrangements to be reversed—large stage and small audience. Stanfield bent on desperate effects, and all day long with his coat off, up to his eyes in distemper colors.

Will you appear in your celebrated character of Mr. Nightingale?2 I want to wind up with that popular farce, we all playing our old parts.

  • Ever affecy.
  •                 CD.

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Editor’s Note
1 Not identified.
Editor’s Note
2 Stone accepted; for his earlier appearances see Vol. vi .
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