Elderfield Otterbourne, Winchester.
March 11th 1864

MS British Library Add MSS 54920: 1

Dear Mr Macmillan,
I sent the drawing by the train yesterday. It was very dull of me not to have seen that it was a drawing. Our only other criticism is that a touch or two might make the little Duke’s limbs more child like.

As a matter of fact I believe the Normans did not wear beards, but I only found this out long after the book was out, so book and beard must both stand as they are much to the advantage of the picturesque.

I add the list of people to whom I should like copies of the Trial to be sent. If it comes out during the Easter recess however that first copy in the list should come with mine instead of going to Victoria Street

Yours faithfully
C. M. Yonge

Sir William Heathcote Bart M P
91 Victoria Street

Mrs Pode
3 Craven Place
Westbourne Terrace

The London Library
12 St James’s Street

Miss Coleridge
Heaths Court
Ottery St Mary

Miss Frances Patteson
St Mary Church

Miss Anne Yonge

Mrs Wilson
Davidson’s Mains

6 copies to myself2

1Black-edged paper.
2Another hand has written ‘6 by rail’ across the top left corner.

Cite this letter

The Letters of Charlotte Mary Yonge(1823-1901) edited by Charlotte Mitchell, Ellen Jordan and Helen Schinske.

URL to this Letter is: https://c21ch.newcastle.edu.au/yonge/1944/to-alexander-macmillan-15

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