January-July 1843

The Collected Letters, Volume 16


JWC TO JEANNIE WELSH ; 20 May 1843; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18430520-JWC-JW-01; CL 16: 177-178


Saturday [20? May 1843]

My dear Babbie

I am sure with all his scribbling he will make no sensible story of it— I sat up till after midnight the night before last to write to you—and yesterday such was my hurry and stupefaction that I quite forgot to send off the letter—your note this morning was the first thing to remind me of it—

I am very hurried to day, writing letters about my German governess—whom I hope at last to have found a situation for1—and my headaches—and Oh I do so wish that Robertson the writer of your letter would go away2