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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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MS Victoria & Albert Museum (FC). Date: The Boy's Country Book; being the Real Life of a Country Boy [by William Howitt] was reviewed in the Examiner, 7 Apr 39. Presumably "copy" here was CD's review on 31 Mar of The Ballantyne-Humbug Handled (see To Forster, 29 Aug 38, fn). Address: John Forster Esquire.

My Dear Forster

Behold copy—and send again between 6 & 7.

I don't think you'll want the Country Boy, for I shall have three or four slips more of this. Tell me whether you will or no.

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  •         CD.

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