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The True Story of My Life
Translated by Mary Howitt.
To MESSRS. MUNROE AND CO.--Gentlemen,--I take this opportunity of forwarding to you, the proof sheets of the unpublished Life of Hans Christian Andersen--translated from a copy transmitted to me for that purpose, by the Author. It is as well to state that this is the Author's Edition, he being participant in the proceeds of this work. I remain, gentlemen, Yours truly, Mary Howitt. London, June 29, 1847.
TO JENNY LIND, THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE TRUE STORY OF HER FRIEND'S LIFE, IS INSCRIBED, IN ADMIRATION OF HER BEAUTIFUL TALENTS AND STILL MORE BEAUTIFUL LIFE, BY MARY HOWITT.
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