Note 31 to Chapter 5 of the author's Pegasus in Harness: Victorian Publishing and W. M. Thackeray, which University Press of Virginia published in 1992. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.Authors — W. M. Thackeray]
At lease this was Thackeray's intention when he wrote to Williams and Norgate on 24 Oct 1848 that "Messrs. Bradbury and Evans will send you proofs of my little story 'The Great Hoggarty Diamond' wh. I shall be glad to se published by Mr. Tauchnitz, and shall trust him for the terms" (Letters 2: 444). However, Thackeray's letter of 11 Aug 1849 to Tauchnitz suggests that the Miscellanies which was to contain the story was not yet published (Verlag Bernhard Tauchnitz, p. 122).
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