Autograph letter signed : [London], to Richard Hengist Horne, 1843 Dec. 29.

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Richard Hengist Horne, 1843 Dec. 29.

Autograph letter signed : [London], to Richard Hengist Horne, 1843 Dec. 29.

Describing a poem she is working on about "the development of the peculiar anguish of Eve"; returning one of his proofs and commenting on it; mentioning her "omnivorousness of reading" and her belief that she would be wiser if she "had not read half as much." The letter mentions Thomas Carlyle, John Milton, Douglas Jerrold, Albany Fonblanque, Sydney Smith, Agnes Strickland, and Sarah Stickney.

1 item (16 p.) ; 10.8 cm.

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