Chapter 6


Thackeray to unknown correspondent, 25 Nov 1852. bMS Eng 881 (7).

Thackeray to an unknown correspondent, 25 November 1852.

From his New York hotel, Thackeray wrote this letter to agree to lecture in New Haven, for a fee of $250 per lecture. Thackeray viewed his lectures as a way to ensure the financial security of his daughters.
bMS Eng 881 (7). Gift of Herbert L. Carlebach, 1956.