April 17, 1898, page 6-7

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Beatrix Potter
(1866–1943)

Autograph letter signed, Sidmouth, to Noel Moore

April 17, 1898

Gift of Colonel David McC. McKell, 1959

MA 2009.4
Item description: 

One of Potter's last publications, The Tale of Little Pig Robinson (1930), contains story ideas that first appeared in her picture letters of the 1890s.

Transcription: 

his dog, and Miss Hayward was his servant, and so when he died he left his money to Stumpy, ten shillings a week for the rest of his life!

I am sure I hope Stumpy will live a very long time. It is so convenient for him and Miss Hayward, and "Friday", and "Percy" the cat, to live all together on