Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 9.

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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 9.

Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 9.

Commenting on The farmer's wife by Charles Dibdin; telling Cassandra to plan to see Richard III; noting that Henry Austen has finished Mansfield Park and "his approbation has not lessened"; complaining of having a cold. The letter also mentions several actors including Charles Mathews, John Liston, John Emery, and Charles Mayne Young.

1 item (3 p., with address panel) ; 22.9 cm.

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