Letter of Washington Irving to John Murray, 18 June 1824

Irving's published writings appeared under numerous pseudonyms including Geoffrey Crayon, Jonathan Oldstyle and Diedrich Knickerbocker.


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sheets, letter &c. directed to me at Birming-
-ham will be looked after & forwarded to me
wherever I may happen to be. If they could
be franked it would save me a good deal of

Moore has read a considerable part of my
manuscript and gives me great encouragement
by the opinion he expresses of it. I think the
style & plan of it will be a little peculiar.

Present my best regards to Mrs Murray
and believe me dear Sir

Very faithfully yours

Washington Irving