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

2227. Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 5 March 1813 ⁠* 

Dear Grosvenor

I have just now no more time than to make up a packet for the Grand Parleur, [1]  – to beg that you will put this note for the Long Men of the Row into the Twopenny post, – & to tell you that I have, to my great comfort, mounted a pair of Cumberland clogs, in which I clatter away thro the streets of Keswick, & defy all dirt.

RS.

March 5. 1813.


Notes

* Address: To/ G. C. Bedford Esqre/ Exchequer
Endorsement: 5. March 1813
MS: Bodleian Library, MS Eng. Lett. c. 25
Unpublished. BACK

[1] The Speaker, Charles Abbot; i.e. this letter was sent via a frank from Abbot. BACK

Published @ RC

August 2013