A Trollope Chronology by R. C. Terry

By R. C. Terry

Anthony Trollope used to be a submit place of work surveyor, author, editor and global visitor. This chronology combines actual information with remark and anecdote from his large contacts. it is usually short debts of his released works and reactions to them, bridging statement and indices of individuals and areas, so aiming to mix a readable narrative with a short reference advisor to the lifestyles and paintings of this busy guy of Victorian letters. R.C.Terry can be writer of "Anthony Trollope: The Artist in Hiding" and "Victorian renowned Fiction, 1860-80" and editor of "Trollope: Interviews and Recollections".

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4 Nov) FT sails to America with Henry, Cecilia and Emily, intent on visiting Nashoba. She opens a bazaar in Cincinnati, largely at her husband's instigation, selling 'pincushions, pepperboxes, and pocket-knives'. The venture is disastrous: within six months the building is put into receivership. 1828 (Sep) Thomas Anthony travels to America with TAT. 1829 (Mar) He returns to England and moves to Harrow Weald 'to live at a wretched tumble-down farmhouse ... in danger of falling into the neighbouring horse-pond'.

She notes how much her son enjoyed 'going to so many good parties' (FT, I, 313). 1840 (2 July) AT is stricken by a mysterious illness. FT writes to Lady Lytton (1802-82) that he 'lies in a state that defies the views of his physicians as effectually as it puzzles my ignorance. .. He is frightfully reduced in size and strength. . Day by day I lose hope, and so, I am quite sure, do his physicians; we have had three consultations, but nothing prescribed relieves him, nor has any light been thrown on the nature of his complaint' (H, pp.

She missed new-laid eggs, salmon curry, Irish potatoes, a little porter, 'not to mention a few other trifles all singularly beneficial . . since we left your hospitable domicile' (L, 1, 19). 25 August AT contributes the first of a series of letters to the Examiner on the state of the poor in Ireland. ] 1850 16 January Death of FT's brother, Henry Milton, senior official at the War Office. AT interrupts work on a guide book to Ireland which he hoped John Murray would publish. , pp. ] 15 February Agreement with Henry Colburn for La Vendee guarantees £20 down and £30 more when sales reach £350.

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