Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 5-8.

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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 5-8.

Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 5-8.

Mentioning expected visitors and people she has visited; discussing mourning gowns; giving Henry Austen's opinion of Mansfield Park; commenting on household matters; making travel plans; describing a visit from Edward and Fanny. The letter also mentions that she is reading Byron's Corsair and that they are going to see Charles Coffey's The devil to pay, the opera Artaxerxes, and Charles Dibdin's The farmer's wife.

1 item (6 p., with address) ; 22.8 cm.

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Austen, Edward, 1767-1852.

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Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

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Coffey, Charles, -1745

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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

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Jane Austen (b. December 16, 1775, Steventon, Hampshire, England–d. July 18, 1817, Winchester, England) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism and social commentary, have earned her acclaim among critics and scholars. With the publications of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814)...