Letter from Anthony Trollope in support of Sophia Coulton, applicant to Royal Literary Fund, 2 November 1863


Anthony Trollope was part of the Committee appointed for the distribution of the moneys of the Royal Literary Fund, a charity that helped authors and their dependants who found themselves in financial difficulties. He heard much of the sufferings of authors and expressed a great deal of sympathy for them. In his autobiography he urged aspiring authors not to rely on novels as their sole source of income. Here is a letter of support for novelist Sophia Coulton who has fallen on hard times through no fault of her own.

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Anthony Trollope to the Committee of the Literary Fund
2 November 1863
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Anthony Trollope
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