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“We have a very interesting party on board, three missionaries and their wives”

[For full, correct and critical edition of this letter see Mehew 7, 2253] To his Mother [Lovett, James Chalmers, 1902, pp. 359-60] S.S. Lübeck Between Sydney and Tongatabu Tree days out [7 September 1890] … We have a very interesting … Continue reading

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“I do not write possibly with all the really somewhat sickened gravity I feel”

[As usual, dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 5, 1798.] To Anne Jenkin [Colvin 1911, 2, pp. 375-377] [Skerryvore, Bournemouth, Late April 1887] My dear … Continue reading

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I do not think many wives are better loved than mine will be

[As usual, dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 3, 682.] To Edmund Gosse [Colvin 1912, pp. 132-135] 608 Bush Street, San Francisco, California, Jan. 23, … Continue reading

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