candlestick

July-December 1855


The Collected Letters, Volume 30


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TC TO CHARLES DICKENS ; 25 October 1855; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18551025-TC-CHDI-01; CL 30: 90


TC TO CHARLES DICKENS

Chelsea, 25 Octr, 1855—

Dear Dickens,

It seems there was once something in The Household Words about the Rauhe Haus (“Rude House,” Educational Penetentiary) at Hamburg.1 A Brother of mine, who has just been there, inspecting some ill-given young gentn2 whom he is Guardian of, and who had to be put there