Decr 6th 1865

MS British Library Add MSS 54920: 119-20

Dear Mr Macmillan
Will you direct this on if you know the address – if not perhaps Mr Williams would kindly do so. M. Pichot1 wrote to ask my sanction for translation of the Dove, and I answered that I had already given permission to Mlle Souvestre. But the next thing I heard was that Mlle Souvestre had given it up for want of time so that I must write to him again, and I had made away with his letter.

Messrs Spottiswood have sent to me for the preface to the Prince & Page. I think I enclosed it to you about a month ago, but if you do not find it ready to hand, I can easily write another.

The book is smaller than I thought it would have turned out, and must I suppose be less costly than the Little Duke.

Yours sincerely
C M Yonge

1Amédée Pichot (1795-1877) was a prolific translator; his work included La Colombe dans le nid de l’aigle (Paris: 1867). It seems CMY proposed to get in touch with him through Williams and Norgate.
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/2083/to-alexander-macmillan-62

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