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Christopher Wordsworth


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William Wordsworth : letter to Revd. John Russell

William Wordsworth to Christopher Wordsworth, 1 January 1819: 'Mr Monkhouse will probably have shewn you the copy of Mr Russel's Letter [on Madras method of education], as I learn he has already done of mine to him ... '

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Christopher Wordsworth      Manuscript: Letter


 : prayers

Dorothy Wordsworth describes daily routine during stay at her brother Christopher's London residence in letter to Mary Hutchinson, 5 May 1820: ' ... he sits with me till tea is over - goes to his study with candles, and comes up again at 10 - reads prayers and we sit together till bed-time, and often do not part till twelve o'clock.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Christopher Wordsworth      


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