Shame and misery of Dickens when father's debts kept turning up: The Times online, 26 Jan 2021

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Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters project, discovers a new letter to Thomas Latimer (9 March 1841); the author bemoans his father's growing burden of debts, which the son is forced to repay.

Period26 Jan 2021

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  • Dickens, Catherine
  • Letters
  • debt
  • family