In the Collection, Jane Austen Letter from Jane Austen to Cassandra Austen, June 23 [1814]; from the Charles Roberts autograph collection. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

In the Collection: Jane Austen

In the Collection: Jane Austen

Jane Austen, the great British novelist, was also an accomplished and witty letter writer. This letter was purchased by Charles Roberts, Class of 1864, who was moved to start an autograph collection after he received a letter from Abraham Lincoln while still a Haverford student.