xt7qjq0stw34_1139 https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7qjq0stw34/data/mets.xml https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7qjq0stw34/data/1997ms474.dao.xml unknown archival material 1997ms474 English University of Kentucky The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.  Contact the Special Collections Research Center for information regarding rights and use of this collection. W. Hugh Peal manuscript collection George Eliot letter to Mrs. Louis R. Estes text 43.94 Cubic Feet 86 boxes, 4 oversize boxes, 22 items Poor-Good Peal accession no. 11453. George Eliot letter to Mrs. Louis R. Estes 2017 https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7qjq0stw34/data/1997ms474/Box_11/Folder_22/Multipage3718.pdf 1874 May 28 1874 1874 May 28 
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Peal accession no. 9272b. Includes a transcript and a summary of the letter.

section false xt7qjq0stw34_1139 xt7qjq0stw34 ELIOT, GEOPGE (1819~1880). Nov elj.sc. London. ~~x I;.L.s. II. b. Laws) to Msr. LouisaReid Estes. 98 May1_87h. 2I3.(doub1e sheet, 1.mo.) ith embossed address of The Priory; Regents Park, with envelope. firs. Estes, of Bostcn, had W? I a"fan le+ber”, and this le+ter is Ln anSLer1011ir.g her how'muc the amthor appI ccjate Sher kind Opinions, and urging her be c911 on hm IIhen she comes to England. May £.‘8 7h Dear Ladam I value very highly; o: I shall bear in mird very gratefully, 1:11.31; yo 1r lett: :r tells rte of the feeling) with. which you regard my books 8:, in consequence, the unlmown remainder of my, self. That my IIOI‘IC should have made any haopJ difference in J Ill" life is a joy to me of the kind I mos. t C‘- GM for, 8; the. mode: it tone of affect ion which your letter brea+he very sweet to my ifiVTfl d ear. LPaW‘OflflFOLuOPtmy fcrv:wmemmflhs toge ther, & the frailty ofm health ohliges me no limit as nerrcxaly ans Iy can my reception of strangers; bvt afxer Jour 13 her I will not call you a stranger, and if I an in town the: you. visii En 01sz I shall be much pl eased to shake hands with 3.rou E11; pray 1 the best of an anfihor is, or ovght books. Believe me, dear Madam, E. Lewes rs. LouisaReid Estes Mrs. Estes, of 130513011 had smitten a ”fan letter” to George Eliot, to which this is the repl y.