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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th January 1944 Gen Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London

16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)

16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56

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Writer Bret Harte lived here



Writer Bret Harte lived here

American author and poet Bret Harte lived and died here.

Location: 74 Lancaster Gate, London

Description: Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902), the famous American author and poet, lived here. He is renowned for his accounts of pioneering life in California and for being post-humously insulted by Mark Twain.




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Writer Bret Harte lived here

American author and poet Bret Harte lived and died here.


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Can you please tell me if it is possible to visit the premises and are there any items relating to his writing while in London. (Paul Gregg)
Posted by Paul Gregg on 2008-01-01
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