Elderfield, Otterbourne, Winchester.
May 25th 1877

MS British Library Add MSS 54921: 18-19

Dear Mr Craik

I think a letter of mine which I wrote last week to the ‘house’ must have been overlooked at least in part. I asked for a copy of the Heir of Redclyffe to be sent to myself,1 and a set of all my books to the Sisterhood at Wantage2 who want to have them to lend from their branch at Bombay

The one I asked for has never come and I have not heard of theirs.

Why does Clay go on printing Cameos, for which I am in no particular hurry instead of the last volume of the Scripture Readings which is really wanted to finish the set

Yours truly
C M Yonge

I wish someone would discover how much there is about St Katherine’s Hospital in ‘The Caged Lion’ now that it is under discussion3

1Endorsed here ‘Posted this morning 28 5/77’.
2Endorsed here ‘Shall go to-day 28 5/77’.
3The mediaeval hospital of St. Katherine had been demolished in the 1820s to make way for St. Katherine’s Docks and its charitable funds diverted to other purposes. There was correspondence on the subject in The Times (22 May 1877). 11.
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/2581/to-george-lillie-craik-26

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