Letter to Alfred Tennyson from a fan

Description

Alfred Lord Tennyson held his position as Poet Laureate for nearly 50 years. During that time the poet became increasingly famous and sought-after among the British public as this letter from a fan, Lucy Hingley, reveals. After explaining that her beloved dog has died, of whom she encloses a photograph, Lucy asks if Tennyson could spare the time to compose some appropriate verses for the pet's grave.

Full title:
Letter to Alfred Tennyson from Lucy M Hingley, a fan requesting verses for her deceased pet dog
Created:
unknown
Format:
Manuscript / Letter / Ephemera
Creator:
Lucy M Hingley
Copyright:
© Tennyson Research Centre (Lincolnshire County Council)
Held by
Tennyson Research Centre (Lincolnshire County Council)
Shelfmark:
TRC/LETTERS/7227

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