Letters from Sunnyside and Spain

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against the climate. There is a purity and lightness in the atmosphere quite exhilerating, and I find it a climate in which I can go through a vast deal of close mental application without weariness of mind or body. . . .

Your affectionate brother WASHINGTON IRVING


Madrid Decr 12th 1842

My dear Sarah,

. . . You must not take all for granted that you see in French papers about Spanish affairs. Many of the articles that appear in them are extracted from the opposition papers of Madrid, which paint every public event in the blackest colours and endeavor to throw odium upon the Regent and the Ministers and doubt upon the stability of the present government. The French government too is unfriendly to the constitutional government of Spain, and would gladly see a change even though it should cost the country another civil war. Indeed the recent insurrection in Barcelona has been ascribed to French agency and the secret subsidies of Maria Christina, though I no more believe this, than the opposite assertion which ascribes it to the intrigues of England to destroy the cotton fabrics of Catalonia! England and France are political rivals for the ascendancy in Spain, and the Peninsula is their political chess board; let us trust, however, that they both play an honorable game. Still this will account to

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Letters From Sunnyside 1840-1841 1
  • New York Feb 4th 1840 5
  • Sunnyside Cottage Saturday May 8th 1841 8
  • Hellgate July 11th 1841 12
  • Sunnyside Cottage Sunday July 18th 1841 17
  • Sunnyside Cottage Sept 1 1841 32
  • New York Dec 1 1841 39
  • Letters From Spain 1842-1845 43
  • Madrid Friday Aug. 12th 1842 47
  • Madrid Nov 20th 1842 49
  • Madrid Decr 10th 1842 50
  • Madrid Decr 10th 1842 53
  • Madrid Aug 25th 1843 57
  • Barcelona June 30th 1844 66
  • Madrid Jany [1845] 75
  • Madrid May 2 1845 78
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