844.  EBB to Mary Russell Mitford

As published in The Brownings’ Correspondence, 5, 113–114.


[Postmark: 22 August 1841]

<***> Do take care of yrself, & avoid trusting that terrible horse any more–[1] What wd dear Dr Mitford do without you? Think of that! And when you have done, think what I[2] shd do! God bless & keep you–

Ever your gratefully affectionate


Address: Miss Mitford / Three Mile Cross / near Reading.

Publication: EBB-MRM, I, 264.

Manuscript: Wellesley College.

1. A reference to Miss Mitford’s latest mishap (see letter 843, note 1).

2. Underscored twice.


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