April 17, 1898, page 5

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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.


Miss Hayward keeps the house, but it really does belong to Stumpy, it is quite a pretty story.

Once upon a time there was an old clergyman, who had no family, and Stumpy was