. This letter was written on more than one day, since there is an earlier letter of
the same day
, preceding, and yet at the end
says that “Breakfast waits.” Moreover,
says in her letter of the 17th
, below, that she “wrote” (i.e. sent?)
“two Letters yesterday,” and so probably the present letter was actually written
on 15–16 Aug. and sent by post on Friday the 16th.