Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / 1865 Jan 9.

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Forster, John, 1812-1876. Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / 1865 Jan 9.

Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / 1865 Jan 9.

Saying that he wishes they saw more of each other; proposing that they try to meet soon; commenting on "what a fortune [Charles] Dickens is making -- he gets 440£ (counting seven dollars to the pound!) into every house!" [on his American reading tour].

1 item (3 p.) ; 18.4 cm.

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Forster, John, 1812-1876

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