Letters of Richard Doddridge Blackmore [manuscript] 1885-1899.


Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. Letters of Richard Doddridge Blackmore [manuscript] 1885-1899.

Letters of Richard Doddridge Blackmore [manuscript] 1885-1899.

Blackmore writes to Paul Hamilton Hayne commenting on Hayne's health, "the new democracy," Philip Bourke Marston, and the "mighty Browning" with whose difficult works he is "more irritated than charmed." He wishes success in a new enterprise to Thomas Robert? MacQuoid, and comments on his own fatal illness; praises James W.R. Linton for his illustrations for Fringilla, sends a letter of his cousins to Alfredo Pinto-Leite and notes that he has written Sir Arthur Clay about a post for "Jemmy;" replies to an invitation; sends thanks for a present; and promises to send some strawberry? runners.

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