Letter to son Alfred, 1870 [manuscript]

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Call Number
MS 6420
Two pages.
Scope and Content
This letter was written by Dickens shortly before his death in 1870 to his son Alfred in Victoria. The letter refers to the visit of a Mr Bear (a Melbourne trader) to Dickens' house, and also to his other son Edward, who had recently migrated to New South Wales. Dickens states that, despite what Edward seems to think, he realises that the brothers aspire to the first position in the colony.
Author. Dickens' son, Alfred Dickens, migrated to Australia in 1865 and another son, Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, came to Australia in 1869.
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Dickens, Charles. (1870). Letter to son Alfred, Retrieved December 6, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-3208627461

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Dickens, Charles. Letter to son Alfred, : , 1870. Web. 6 December 2023 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-3208627461>

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Dickens, Charles. 1870, Letter to son Alfred, , viewed 6 December 2023 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-3208627461

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  | title=Letter to son Alfred,
  | year=1870
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