2612. RB to EBB
As published in The Brownings’ Correspondence, 13, 378.
7–½. Thursday. [17 September 1846]
My own Ba—forgive my mistaking! I had not enough confidence in my own correctness– The advertisement of the Tuesday & Friday Boats is of the South of England Steam Company. —The Wednesday & Saturday is that of the South Western– There must be then two companies, because on the Southampton Railway Bill it is expressly stated that there are departures for Havre on all four days– Perhaps you have seen my blunder. In that case, you can leave by 1–/2½ as you may appoint. Your RB
Address: Miss Barrett, / 50 Wimpole Street.
Postmark: 10FN10 SP18 1846 A.
Publication: RB-EBB, p. 1084.
Manuscript: Wellesley College.
1. Date provided by postmark.
2. In 1840 the London and Southampton Railway had been renamed the London and South Western Railway.