Shorthand memo by Dickens written on the back of a letter from George Lovejoy, dated 29 May 1841

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Title

Shorthand memo by Dickens written on the back of a letter from George Lovejoy, dated 29 May 1841

Subject

letters (correspondence)
Charles Dickens
shorthand
parliament

Description

A shorthand memo in which Dickens outlines his reasons for declining Lovejoy's proposal to stand for a seat in Parliament. The surviving longhand letter is dated 31 May 1841.

Creator

Dickens, Charles

Source

Carlton Papers, Charles Dickens Museum, London [C233/D02/004/0003]

Date

1841

Rights

Courtesy of the Charles Dickens Museum, London. Please seek further permission from the Museum to reuse this image.

Format

image/tif

Type

Brachygraphy shorthand

Identifier

C233/D02/004/0003

Date Created

twentieth-century photostat

Files

A photostat of a shorthand memo. Three paragraphs of Brachygraphy characters arranged across nine lines.

Citation

Dickens, Charles, “Shorthand memo by Dickens written on the back of a letter from George Lovejoy, dated 29 May 1841,” The Dickens Code, accessed April 20, 2024, https://dickenscode.omeka.net/items/show/73.

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