Oct.12 1866

Copy outletter book British Library Add MSS.55386 (1) P. 472

My dear Miss Yonge

I am glad you like my kinsmans work.  I am venturing to send him your good opinion1 as he is a man of a genuine modesty of temper, a [<i>sic</i>]. I think he is a man of true genius. And a word of praise from a competent judge cannot but be pleasant.  By all means keep the papers for leisurely [<i>sic</i>] reading. About the end of next week I should like to have them.

Yours very faithfully

A. Macmillan

1The letter with these comments is not held in the Macmillan papers in the British Library. Possibly Macmillan forwarded it to his relation, the Rev. Hugh Macmillan, author of Bible Teachings in Nature.
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/19637/alexander-macmillan-to-charlotte-mary-yonge-81

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