candlestick

January-October 1859


The Collected Letters, Volume 35


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TC TO AN UNIDENTIFIED CORRESPONDENT ; 15 April 1859; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18590415-TC-UC-01; CL 35: 79


TC TO AN UNIDENTIFIED CORRESPONDENT

Chelsea, 15 April, 1859—

My dear Sir,

I am grieved to think how far ahead of us that kind Proposal of yours lies at present! I have not, for years past, been out to any dinner; and in late days there has a severe fit of Cold fallen on the two principal parties here (especially on the weaker of them) which much aggravates the obstructed circumstances.

Believe me / Yours sincerely always / T. Carlyle

You do not say whether you got that Appointment?1 I shd have been glad of an affirmation on that side.