The Story of an Anonymous Letter


Short Fiction

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The Story

John Harrington Bolton is a poor clerk in London. When he comes across an anonymous letter offering money, he thinks it would be amusing to answer it. It takes a pretty girl to open his eyes and awaken his conscience.

British publishing information

Periodical:   Court and Society Review   16 Nov - 14 Dec 1887

Series and Themes

Male central character
Working women

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