Autograph letter signed : Tempo [near Enniskillen], to John Forster, 1864 July 30.

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Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869. Autograph letter signed : Tempo [near Enniskillen], to John Forster, 1864 July 30.

Autograph letter signed : Tempo [near Enniskillen], to John Forster, 1864 July 30.

Discussing Forster's upcoming visiting to Tempo House with Mrs. Forster; mentioning a letter from Mamie Dickens; regretting that Charles Dickens cannot come to Ireland; asking Forster whether he can pressure to Dickens to come for at least a few days; noting that he heard from Mamie Dickens that Charles Dickens "intends to dedicate his new work [Our Mutual Friend] to me!!! -- I cannot tell you how this has charmed me. It seems like attaining the garter of literature, to have such an honor paid me by Dickens."

1 item (3 p.) ; 18.3 cm.

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