MA 1226, p. 1, Letter 1

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Jane Austen

Lady Susan

Autograph manuscript, fair copy, of a novel


Purchased, 1947

MA 1226

Letter 1.

Lady Susan Vernon to Mr. Vernon.

Langford, Decer.

My dear Brother

     I can no longer refuse myself the
pleasure of profitting by your kind invitation when
we last parted, of spending some weeks with you
at Churchill, & therefore if quite convenient to
you & Mrs. Vernon to receive me at present I
shall hope within a few days to be introduced
to a sister, whom I have so long desired to be ac:
:quainted with. — My kind friends here are most
affectionately urgent with me to prolong my stay,
but their hospitable & cheerful dispositions lead them


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