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
June 22. 1797.