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

2320. Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 29 October 1813 ⁠* 

Mr Grosvenor Bedford


Take notice that I do not carry my face to Norton Street till Monday evening next at the hour of ten, from which hour till twelve I expect to be remain there, being the last sitting.

Likewise take notice that the son of Crispin [1]  who manufactured the my choice shoes, is called Dunt, [2]  & liveth nearly opposite the Admiralty.

The Ducstor returneth greeting


29th Oct. 1813.


* Address: To/ G. C. Bedford Esqre/ Exchequer
Stamped: [partial] Unpaid/ Marybne
Postmark: 8 o’Clock/ 30 OC/ 1813 Mn
MS: Bodleian Library, MS Eng. Lett. c. 25
Unpublished. BACK

[1] St Crispin (AD 3rd century), the patron saint of cobblers, tanners and leather workers. BACK

[2] Unidentified beyond the information given here. BACK

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