Letters from Walter Bagehot to Eliza Wilson

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Letters written by Walter Bagehot to Eliza Wilson prior to their marriage in April 1858. In these letters he refers to her as 'Dearest Eliza'. Subjects discussed include Bagehot's literary work, Bagehot's business concerns, Eliza's health and treatment under a Mr Beveridge of Edinburgh, visits to see Eliza, the couples feelings for each other, arrangements for the wedding, search for a house for the newly wedded couple to live in.

Letters for the following dates are present: 10 Nov 57; 18 Nov 57; 21 Nov 57; 22 Nov 57; 25 Nov 57; 28 Nov 57; 29 Nov 57; 1 Dec 1857; 4 Dec 1857; 7 Dec 1857; 9 Dec 1857 (2); 31 Dec 1857; 4 Jan 1858; 8 Jan 1858; 11 Jan 1858 (2); 14 Jan 1858; 14/15 Jan 1858; 16 Jan 1858; 17 Jan 1858; 20 Jan 1858; 21 Jan 1858; 22 Jan 1858; 24 Jan 1858; 29 Jan 1858; 31 Jan 1858; 1 Feb 1858.

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