July 4. 1865

Copy outletter book British Library Add MSS. 55384 (2): P. 627

My dear Miss Yonge
I have seen the lithographer this morning and shown him Miss John’s drawing. He, I am sorry to say, was more emphatic against it than even I felt. Would you mind my going to my friend Mr Farren I do not like seeming to slight your friend but indeed I doubt much whether Miss Johns could do justice to the charming story. Mr Farren has greatly improved since he did the Little Duke pictures, and would I am sure do something very effective. Mr Brooke is just patenting a new style of photolith. which he thinks will be a very great improvement on the old. He and Mr Farren would be together and the drawing would be made in a style suitable to the process.

Pray tell me if I may go on with them.

Yours very truly
A. Macmillan

I agree to the number of illustrations you propose.

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/2052/alexander-macmillan-to-charlotte-mary-yonge-37

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