Elderfield, Otterbourne, Winchester.
July 9th [1867]

MS British Library Add MSS 54920: 183-184

Dear Mr Macmillan,
I send up the two next chapters of St John, in case it should be convenient to show Mr Armitage the description of the scene with the Robber. Do you mean to have vignettes? If you do the cup with the serpent should come at the end of the last chapter I send you, and the one I am writing now should have the golden candlestick, I should try for Diana for the first if the Ephesian Diana were not so frightful.

I suppose Miss Sewell’s call on you was not accomplished. It was to depend on whether she decided on going to the Paris exhibition

I am sorry she did not manage it, as it would have saved time

Yours sincerely
C M Yonge

Thanks for the Pall Mall Gazette, I thought it the most dangerous so I hope the others will be as polite1

1The Pall Mall Gazette (2 July 1867), 11, reviewed The Danvers Papers in appreciative if slightly patronizing terms.
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/2186/to-alexander-macmillan-89

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