April 17, 1898, page 6–7

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Beatrix Potter

Autograph letter signed, Sidmouth, to Noel Moore, April 17, 1898

April 17, 1898

Gift of Colonel David McC. McKell, 1959

MA 2009.4

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.


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