Autograph letter : Nottingham, to her daughter Una, 1857 May 29.


Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871. Autograph letter : Nottingham, to her daughter Una, 1857 May 29.

Autograph letter : Nottingham, to her daughter Una, 1857 May 29.

Telling her that Nathaniel and Julian Hawthorne bought some "knights in armour" for Julian; describing the view from the train windows on the trip from Peterborough to Nottingham and their stop in Grantham; discussing in great detail a trip to Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron's ancestral home; mentioning pictures by Hans Holbein and Sir Peter Lely; reporting that the library at Newstead Abbey had "The Scarlet Letter and other volumes written by Papa"; praising the current owner of Newstead Abbey, Colonel Thomas Wildman, for his maintenance of the property; giving details of the gardens at Newstead Abbey; reflecting on Lord Byron's character.

1 item (52 p.) : ill. ; 17.9 cm.

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