BROOKS, Charles William Shirley. 3535



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr.Hewitt, explaining that he needs the services of someone who can write shorthand ‘and who would take down from my dictation a book I am composing …You see one would want a man of some little cultivation’, and asking for his help in advertising the position. 2 pp., with an advertisement for the second edition of The Silver Cord pasted on one blank verso, traces of mounting. 6 Kent Terrace, Regents Park, 8 May 1862. Shirley Brooks (1816-74), editor of Punch.