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Claire Clairmont to Mary Shelley , 4 July 1845

MS. Abinger c. 50, fols. 103-8

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Concerning finances; Percy's yacht; Natalie Kaissaroff's marriage; the Godwins' feelings towards Shelley; news of acquaintances; et al.

Mentions Percy [Florence Shelley]; [John] Gregson; Emily [Godwin]; [Varvara Kaissaroff]; Natalie [Kaissaroff]; [Gustave] de Romand; [Percy Bysshe] Shelley; [Mary Jane Godwin]; [William Godwin]; Lady Sussex, [Mary-Margaret] Sussex Lennox; [Luigi] Gatteschi; [Sophie] Falcon; [Alexander] Knox; Mrs Wilbraham

Incipit: Your last letter was a terrible one...


  • 4 July 1845


6 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Abinger c. 50, fols. 103-8

Former reference:

Dep. c. 478

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