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The Collected Letters of Robert Southey Part 1: 1791-1797, Edited By Lynda Pratt

226. Robert Southey to Joseph Cottle, 22 June 1797 ⁠* 

My dear Cottle

I have only time to tell you that I am wet thro to the skin — & tired to the very bones. that I repose myself in the Mail Coach to night — & hope to find Edith as well as I left her & settled in her new abode tomorrow. write as soon as you receive this. Xxxx I every xxxx xxxx xx these truly believe God bless you

yr affectionate

Robert Southey

June 22. 1797. Palace Yard.  [1] 


* MS: Mc Lennan Library, McGill University, MS 563
Unpublished. BACK

[1] The Westminster home of the Bedford family. BACK

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