Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / 1866 June 19.

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Forster, John, 1812-1876. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / 1866 June 19.

Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Sir James Emerson Tennent / 1866 June 19.

Noting that "the fates seem adverse to our meeting"; telling him that he is "dismantling" his house to "receive the painters and paperers"; saying that his wife has been very ill.

1 item (3 p.) ; 18.4 cm.

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Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869

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Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0002cb Epithet: author Title: 1st Baronet 1867 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x0001cd ...

Forster, John, 1812-1876

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John Forster was born and raised in Newcastle by Unitarian parents, and educated at Cambridge and London's Inner Temple. He became an important literary critic and editor, and wrote numerous books of his own, notably several biographies. Forster's greatest contribution may have been as literary adviser and advocate for some of the key authors of his day, including Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, and Carlyle. His support, advice, and promotion of authors and writing helped define Victorian taste. Fo...