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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870), Partial autograph letter signed, one page, c. 1849, to Joseph C. King, no place given, mentioning his son Charley and Mr. Cooksley, (folds, minor browning).

Text in full: "obligated myself by the readiness with which Charley went through his ordeal with a stranger, but that I am sure you would have been well pleased and much satisfied, if you could have seen Mr. Cooksley afterwards. He had evidently not expected such a result, and look it as not at all an ordinary one./My dear sir/Your faithful and obliges/Charles Dickens".

Note: Dickens' son, Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (1837-1896), attended Eton, where Cooksley was one of his tutors.
Estimate $700-1,000

Keywords

Charles Dickens, Cooksley, Joseph C. King, Charley, Charles Culliford Boz Dickens, Dickens, Old Etonians

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