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Scope and Content

Letter from George Gissing to Miss Charlotte McCarthy, daughter of the Irish politician and writer, Justin McCarthy (1830-1912). Gissing thanks her for sending a copy of The Idler, the April issue of which contained a review of his Charles Dickens: A critical study. He notes that his return to England will be around 20 April.

Dated at Rome.

Bibliography

Published in P.F. Mattheisen, et al., The collected letters of George Gissing, volume seven, 1897-1899 (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1990), p. 4.