Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to [William Davis] Ticknor, 1855 July 6.


Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to [William Davis] Ticknor, 1855 July 6.

Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to [William Davis] Ticknor, 1855 July 6.

Discussing his income from "notarial fees"; saying he is "most anxious to get rid of this office" because of the British climate's effect on Sophia Hawthorne's health; explaining that he hopes for a leave of absence to settle his wife on the Continent; telling him he plans to resign his post in Liverpool if he is unable to take Sophia to Europe; mentioning an essay called "Christie Johnson" [by Charles Reade].

1 item (2 p.) ; 19.8 cm.

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