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A set of the correspondence among woman Jane Wilde and Oscar Wilde.

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J. F. W. 50 Some weeks after Sir William Wilde’s death on April 19, 1876. “Jointure” means the holding of property for the joint use of husband and wife for life and in tail as a provision for the widow. 51 28 10. ]–– Willie says they don’t pay till July. And the insurances don’t pay for 6 months. How are we all to live? It is all a muddle. My opinion is that all that is coming to us will be swallowed up in our borrowings before we are paid–– I have sent Hamish Mulligan £1 for 2 months–– Don’t forget to tell me what you paid for the Swedish paper.

Of poems––“Shrinking Ireland” by Lady Wilde. 13 2. [Merrion Square] Tuesday [Dec. 15 Strange thing––a Mr. [Hardwick] of Longford died lately & left Meg £100 saying he always loved her––and wished to marry 13 The concluding five lines of this letter seem out of context. They seem to refer to Lady Wilde’s purchase of wallpaper of similar print for her Park Street residence in London in 1881 (letter # 36) and a second volume of poems which she hopes Oscar will arrange to be published when he is in Boston in 1882.

We could not keep up this house & two female servants, fires, gas––food, rent––etc. and a mortgage—under £500 a year–– & to pay nothing is to be had but wretched Moytura. ––I am in a very distracted state of mind–– What is to be done? I have given up the [Sayer] Lady Lodging–– There is so much to do here–– & I haven’t been out of the house for 4 months now–– Perhaps I’ll never go more till I leave no. 1 for ever–– Nugent Robinson has fled to Barcelona they say & a lady is in the case–– He also took £1000 of his brother-in-law, Mr.

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