2140.  EBB to RB

As published in The Brownings’ Correspondence, 11, 243.


Tuesday evening. [16 December 1845] [1]

Henrietta had a note from Mr Kenyon to the effect that he was [‘]‘coming to see Ba” today if in any way he found it possible. Now he has not come—and the inference is that he will come tomorrow—in which case you will be convicted of not wishing to be with him perhaps– So .. would it not be advisable for you to call at his door for a moment—& before you come here? Think of it. You know it would not do to vex him—would it?

Your EBB–

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

Postmarks: 8Mg 1845 DE17PD B; 10FN10 DE17 1845 B.

Dockets, in RB’s hand: 91. / + Wednesday Decr 17. / 3¼–4½ p.m. [35].

Publication: RB-EBB, pp. 323–324.

Manuscript: Wellesley College.

1. Date provided by postmark.


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