I found her …just what you describe, almost another Sister, & could not have supposed that a neice would ever have been so much to me.

Today’s letter is a continuation from the day before (and to be continued again tomorrow) from 1808 — there are family descriptions/impressions to be had, including Jane Austen’s growing attachment (per today’s title quote) to niece Fanny Knight, a young lady “quite after one’s own heart.”

8th October 1808 – continuation from previous day


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