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Written by Mandy N
(8/14/2011 12:01 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Echos of the novels, penned by kathleen (elder)
] Has your newspaper given a sad story of a Mrs Middleton, wife of a Farmer in Yorkshire, her sister & servent being almost frozen to death in the late weather-her little Child quite so? I hope this sister is not our friend Miss Woodd-...'
I always like reading domestic details in Jane's letters and, it is interesting to know Jane and Cassandra read the newspaper.
I am also reminded the Dashwood ladies read newspapers at Barton Cottage sent up by Sir John in the novel,'Sense and Sensibility' (1811).
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