To Henry Thomas Austen Esqre  –.Esquire


I am now availing myself of the Libertyyou have frequently honoured me with of dedi--cating one of my Novels to you. That it is un--finished, I greive; yet fear that from me, itwillalways remain so; that as far as itis carried, it Should be so trifling and so unworthy of you, is  another concern to your obliged humble


The Author

Henry Austen Meſsrs Demand & Co — please to pay Jane Austen Spinsterand the sum of one hundred guineas on account

of your Humbl .Humble Servant.

H T Austen.

£105: 0. 0

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