SHORTHOUSE, Joseph Henry. 15020



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Ainger, about the latter’s forthcoming visit and lecture, and mentioning his own visit to the Tennysons. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, fine. Lansdowne, Edgbaston, Royal Oak Day, 29 May 1884. Joseph Henry Shorthouse (1834-1903), author of John Inglesant. “We spent ten days in Freshwater to great advantage. We saw a great deal of the Tennysons. Ld Tennyson asked us to dinner and read his poems to us afterwards. He could not have been kinder.”