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SWAN, Annie Shepherd (1859-1943). Novelist.
Autograph Letter Signed ('A Burnett Smith') on two sides of a correspondence card to Mrs Browne, Aldersyde, Hampstead, 8 June 1897. Accepting an invitation to dine, with the proviso that she be allowed to bring a friend from Scotland who is staying with her, and explaining that her husband ('the doctor') may be too busy to attend with her.

The Burnett Smiths married prior to his becoming a medical student at Edinburgh University. Her literary success meant that she was able to pay his way through university.

£45 [No: 26575]
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