Herbert Spencer to Barbara Leigh Bodichon

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Autograph letter, signed. 1+pp. 16mo.

From N Surtees, Sunday evening, addressed to 'Mademoiselle Smith, chez Monsieur Simond, Frontenoy,' but beginning 'My dear Miss Smith,' regretting that her 'present position is so painful' that she can't arrange to travel with her. [Probably to the same 'Miss Smith' as the letter of Simond.]