21 March 1814 – Monday – from Henrietta Street

[Letter believed to be to brother, Francis Austen]

[main text of p1 is missing]

… and only just time enough for what is to be done.  And all this, with very few acquaintance in Town & going to no Parties & living very quietly!– What do People do that…

[remainder of letter missing; postscript upside down at top of p1]

Perhaps before the end of April, Mansfield Park by the author os S & S.– P. & P. may be in the World.– Keep the name to yourself.  I shd not like to have it known beforehand.  God bless you.– Cassandra’s best Love.  Yours affec:ly  J. Austen

One Response to 21 March 1814 – Monday – from Henrietta Street

  1. Pingback: Perhaps before the end of April, Mansfield Park…may be in the World | QuinnTessence

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