candlestick

July-December 1858


The Collected Letters, Volume 34


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TC TO COLIN RAE BROWN ; 1 December 1858; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18581201-TC-CRB-01; CL 34: 247


TC TO COLIN RAE BROWN

Chelsea, 1 decr, 1858—

Dear Sir,

I yesterday received your Volume of Poems;1 for which kind Gift be pleased to accept from me many thanks.

As to the Centenary Birthday of Burns,2 I am sorry to answer that it will not be at all possible for me to attend on that occasion.

With many acknowledgments to you and the other Gentlemen concerned,

I remain /Yours sincerely

T. Carlyle

C. R. Brown Esq
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