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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 269To E. S. MORGAN, [8 JUNE 1837]*

MS British Museum. Date: endorsed "£6. 6s. for Lieut. Johns sent to Mr. Dickens 8 June pr his servant". Address: Wait | —Morgan Esqre. On mourning paper.

Thursday Morning

My Dear Sir.

Pray oblige me by sending me pr. bearer for Mr. Johns (who has presented an order from me, in vain, very much to my annoyance) six guineas—that is to say, four for the little bit of Tape,1 one for the Song of the Cover,2 and one for the Epigrams.3

  •                                         Believe me
  •                                              Very faithfully Yours
  • — Morgan Esqre.                              Charles Dickens

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Editor’s Note
1 Miscellany, Mar 37, i, 313.
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2 Miscellany, Apr 37, i, 402.
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3 Seven short epigrams in Apr and May.
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