Barbara Bodichon to Miss Julia Smith

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  • Reference
      GB 106 9/08/016
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 ALC/2318
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1859
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Julia Smith was Bodichon's aunt. Includes note from her [housekeeper] Ellen Allen. Mentions Adam Bede 'I beg to bet with you that it is written by a woman' Quotes favourable reviews. Much impressed by Dr Elizabeth Blackwell 'You must please to remember there is only one Dr EB in the world so we ought all to help her might and main' Hopes she will work in England rather than America. No date but written soon after publication of 'Adam Bede' in Feb 1859.