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Letter 24: Letter from Branwell Brontë to John Brown, c. 1848 (BC MS 19c Brontë/02/01/24)

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Mr John Brown,
Sexton,
Haworth.

Later annotations in pencil in unknown hand in the top right corner. ‘54’

Note: 112

Sunday.
Noon.

Dear John,

I shall feel very
much obliged to you if can
contrive to get me Five pence
worth of Gin in a proper measure

Should it be speedily got I could
perhaps take it from you or Billy
at the lane if top or what would
be quite as well sent out for, to you.

I anxiously ask the favour because
I know the favour good it will
do me.

{Punctualy } at Half past Nine in
the morning you ⟨will⟩ be paid the 5d out of
a shilling given me then. Yours, P. B. B.

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