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My dearest Charles,

Many thanks for your affectionate Letter. I was in your debt before, but I have really been too unwell the last fortnight to write anything that was not absolutely necessary.

The last extant Austen letter to a sibling, and the penultimate from Chawton, written April 6, 1817. It is, sadly, about a funeral, a will, her illness, and that of family members.

The letter of April 6th, 1817 was addressed to Capt. C. J. Austen RN. The RN stands for . . .

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