To Unknown Correspondent, 12 January 1849

Period: 
1841-1850

To UNKNOWN CORRESPONDENT, 12 JANUARY 1849

Text from facsimile in Forsythes’Auctions, LLC. online catalogue, 2006.

Devonshire Terrace | Twelfth January 1849.

Dear Sir.

I have received your letter and will not forget it. I should be really happy to assist you to any suitable employment if it were in my power; but I know of none, and I fear I am not likely to know of any.

Faithfully Yours | CHARLES DICKENS1

  • 1. A piece of paper appears to be stuck over the recipient's name below CD’s signature, unless the name has been cut away and replaced with a piece of paper.