2 pages, small 8vo, engraved stationery. A letter discussing his son, who had returned on sick leave from the British Navy: "...He is doing as well as any patient suffering from the effects of African East fever can do; and I greatly hope that he will not be long in working round..."" /> DICKENS, CHARLES. Autograph letter signed ("Charles Dickens") to Vice Admiral Sydney Dacres, Kent, 26 April 1867. <I>2 pages, small 8vo, engraved stationery.</I> A letter discussing his son, who had returned on sick leave from the British Navy: "...He is doing as well as any patient suffering from the effects of African East fever can do; and I greatly hope that he will not be long in working round..." | Christie's