Mme Mary Mohl to Miss Julia Smith

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Hopes for a visit 'my sister is quite pleased at the idea'. (Madame Mary Mohl née Clarke lived mainly in France. Husband Julius an orientalist, Her receptions in Paris famous for over 40 years and attended by many celebrities. Friend of Mdme Recamier, Chateaubriand, De Tocqueville. Mrs Gaskell stayed with her and wrote much of 'Wives and Daughters' at her home. No date [early 1860s].