Charles Dickens Autograph Letter Signed Ireland & Engagement 1864
Charles dickens - signed autograph letter - ireland & engagement - 1864. Autographed letter signed by charles dickens addressed to "my dear finlay", publisher and owner of the "northern whig", 10th october 1864, 1 page in-12 (15 x 9.5 cm), in blue ink in English on the back of a manuscript sheet of another hand published letter: pilgrim letters 10, p. Charming letter of dickens in response to the announcement of the engagement of his Irish friend and publisher. Francis dalziel finlay, who was one of the 3 influential Irishmen with whom Dickens became friends. Dickens went to Ireland mainly for the purpose of performing his professional public readings. (in 1858, 1867 and 1869) and developed an in-depth reflection on this country: theatre and poetry (especially the ballad of thomas moore), social subjects (Irish emigration), political movements (including the "Irish question" in Great Bretagne)... In 1858, Dickens established a lasting friendship with Finlay, who had just succeeded his father as owner and editor-in-chief of the Northern Whig. He will play a key role in promoting each of the public readings of Dickens and will help make his readings a success by providing long stories of events in the Northern Whig. Until the death of dikens, friendship with finlay continued, marked by regular correspondence and frequent finlay visits to dikens, which will publish several news and reports written by finlay in his newspaper household words. I must add my word of congratulation on your engagement, and of hearty assurance that what is so soon and early interested to you is full of interest for me. I count upon having the pleasure of receiving your life at gad's hill and i hope you will make as good a report of me as you can, before.
] " Once he took over the Northern Whig, Finlay introduced previously unknown ideas and methods into Irish journalism. Janet finlay, daughter of alexander russel (1814-76) editor-in-chief of the Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh, where her husband francis dalziel finlay had trained. Good condition - sent by registered mail. This item is in the category "collections\letters, old papers\autographs\historical persons". The seller is "*epistole*" and is located in this country: fr.
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- number of pages: 1
- theme: literature