Letter: Eliza Wilson to Walter Bagehot

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Sent from Eliza at Barries Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Bagehot at Herds Hill nr Langport, Somerset. Eliza notes that she was delighted to bid adieu to Edinburgh, refers to their staying at her Aunt Julia's in Newcastle and to the prompt visit of 'the Irish Peer' as soon as he heard she was come to Newcastle, gives her opinion of 'the Irish Peer', notes her Aunt Julia's happiness in being invited to their wedding, refers to his essays which she is going to give her aunt to read, notes that she has read Mr Hutton's article on Bagehot in the Economist, refers to meeting his mother, wishes him happy birthday.

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