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Kinglake, A.W.

[3 LETTERS TO SIR WILLIAM RICHARD GOWERS REGARDING A SHORTHAND EDITION OF EOTHEN].

That the former was proposing to publish.
Each letter black rule edged, on headed notepaper with Kinglake’s address ‘17 Bayswater Terrace, Kensington Gardens.’ ‘March 22 1889 / Dear Sir I am much honoured by your proposal, & will impart your wish to my publisher. without his approval I could not well take any step I remain dear Sir very truly yours. W.R. Gowers, M.D. F.R.S.’ ‘March 28 1889 Dear Sir, I have, this moment, received a letter from my publisher (Mr Blackwood) expressing perfect readiness to concur with me in acceding to your request, & accordingly I have the pleasure to inform you that, as far as concerned either me or my publisher, no obstacle stands in your way. I remain dear Sir very truly yours A.W. Kinglake.’ ‘March 30 1889 My dear Sir Let me thank you for your very kind note, & say that, if you should determine to bring (instead of sending) the promised copies, I hope I shall be at home, & able to seize the welcome opportunity of making your personal acquaintance. I remain my dear Sir very truly yours A.W. Kinglake.’
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