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THE WRECK OF THE ROYAL CHARTER" by CHARLES DICKENS: Charles Dickens had heard the news of the wreck of the Royal Charter in Wales in October of 1859 and traveled to that area during Christmas. The salvage operation was still in progress, and the small village and the churches were still suffering the sh...