candlestick

1853


The Collected Letters, Volume 28


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TC TO JAMES AITKEN ; 18 May 1853; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18530518-TC-JA-01; CL 28: 150


TC TO JAMES AITKEN

Chelsea, Thursday [Wednesday] Evg 18 May, 1853—

Dear James,

I have this minute received the briefest of all letters from Moffat; bringing down your household history1 to 2 p.m. yesterday (Thursday);2—and it has left me in a very unsatisfactory state, not exactly in a state of apprehension, yet craving earnestly for more news. Send me one word, I really [several words missing] how short;—and give my very kindest [several words missing] it will not disturb her—