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The Collected Letters of Robert Southey Part 4: 1810-1815

2167. Robert Southey to Mrs Smith, [c. late October 1812]⁠* 

with some books for Miss Jephson. [1] 


Notes

* Address: Mrs Smith/ Derwent Bank
MS: Beinecke Library, GEN MSS 298, Series I, Box 1, folder 54
Unpublished.
Dating note: Dating from content; Robert Southey to Charles Danvers, 29 October 1812 Letter 2165, mentioned that Miss Jephson and her grandmother, Mrs Smith, were visiting Keswick. BACK

[1] Mrs Smith’s granddaughter Charlotte-Julia Jephson (dates unknown). Her father was Richard Mountney Jephson (1768–1824), Irish politician and lawyer, and nephew of the playwright Robert Jephson (1736/7–1803; DNB). He was an Admiralty Judge, Judge-Advocate at Gibraltar and 1st baronet. BACK

Published @ RC

August 2013