Harker and the Count: Chapter VI
Letter from Miss Mina Murray to Miss Lucy Westenra.
6 May 1893.
My dearest Lucy, —
Forgive my long delay in writing, but I have been simply overwhelmed with work. The life of an assistant matron and tutor is sometimes trying. I am longing to be with you, by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air. I have been working very hard lately, because I want to keep up with Jonathan’s career. He has been promised a position as junior partner, you see…