It took several years for the Trollopes' financial difficulties to turn into a financial catastrophe, and during those years, FT
entertained many friends and acquaintances, including Lady Milman
, whose husband had been Queen Charlotte
Shortly before the bazaar was set to open, FT
contracted malaria and was in bed for eleven weeks. Never missing an opportunity to let her wit shine, she later wrote to her friend Julia Garnett
Wealth and Poverty
's financial situation improved dramatically after the publication of her first book, Domestic Manners of the Americans, 1832; the proceeds from her second book saved her family from poverty and enabled them to...