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April 1849-December 1849


The Collected Letters, Volume 24


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JWC TO MARTHA M. LAMONT; July 1849; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18490700-JWC-MML-01; CL 24: 87


JWC TO MARTHA M. LAMONT

5 Gt Cheyne Row / Chelsea Wednesday [early July 1849?]

Dear Miss Lamont

I havn't forgotten you the least in the world!—“could draw your pictur”! (as my scottish maid1 used to express vivid remembrance) And I should like to see you and hear all about you by word of mouth. [page or pages missing] on one side. I am still the same poor creature you last saw me—indeed if I didn't inherit some of the spirit of my Great-Ancestress (Daughter of John Knox) I couldn't have kept body and soul together to this date!

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