Dear Mr Brown: A Romantic Tragedy: 1893

The Love Letter, Raimundo Madrazo

The Love Letter, Raimundo Madrazo

A Sentimental Tragedy.

1.

Dear Mr. Brown —

— Yours sincerely, M. Robinson.

2.

My Dear Mr. Brown —

— Always yours very sincerely,

Minnie Robinson.

3.

My Dear— Jack (!)—

— Yours always, Minnie Robinson.

4.

My Dearest Jack —

— Yours, Minnie.

5.

My Darling Jack —

— Lovingly yours, Min.

6.

My Dearest Jack—

-Lovingly, Minnie.

7.

My Dear Jack —

-With love, yours, MINNIE.

8.

Dear Jack—

-Ever yours, Minnie Robinson.

9.

My Dear Mr. Brown —

— Your sincere friend, Minnie Robinson.

10.

Dear Mr. Brown —

—Yours sincerely, M. Robinson.

11.

Silence.

The Argonaut [San Francisco, CA] 9 January 1893

Mrs Daffodil’s Aide-memoire:  Mrs Daffodil really has no post-script to add to this old, old story. One supposes the next step was the dead-letter office.

Mrs Daffodil invites you to join her on the curiously named “Face-book,”where you will find a feast of fashion hints, fads and fancies, and historical anecdotes.

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