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My last night at Mentone

[As usual, dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sir Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 1, 256]. To Mrs. Sitwell [Colvin 1912, p. 66-67] [Menton, April, 1874], Monday. My last night … Continue reading

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“I struck up a great friendship with them on the strength of the illustrations”

Another guest at Cockfield Rectory, Suffolk, is Mrs Frances Sitwell (1839-1924), an intimate friend to RLS’s cousin, Maud Babington. RLS fells in love with her, but she is in a relationship with Sidney Colvin (1845-1927), Slade Professor of Fine Arts … Continue reading

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