Correspondence

1955.  EBB to RB

As published in The Brownings’ Correspondence, 10, 280.

[London]

Thursday evening. [26 June 1845][1]

After all it must be for saturday, as Mrs Hedley comes again on friday, tomorrow, from New Cross, .. & just beyond it, Eltham Park,[2]—to London for a few days, on account of the illness of one of her children. I write in the greatest haste after Miss Mitford has left me .. & so tired!! .. to say this,—that if you can & will come on saturday, .. or if not on monday or tuesday, there is no reason against it–

Your friend always

EBB–

Address: Robert Browning Esqre / New Cross / Hatcham / Surrey.

Postmarks: 8Mg 1845 JU27 PD B; 10FN10 JU27 1845 A.

Docket, in RB’s hand: 26.

Publication: RB-EBB, p. 106.

Manuscript: Wellesley College.

1. Date provided by postmark.

2. A suburb in S.E. London.

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