52. Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, [c. 21 June 1793] 

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

52. Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, [c. 21 June 1793] ⁠* 


C Collins has just got an exhibition worth 25 per an, for 15 years.

that line is worth 4d.

post just going vidi. Friday night — June 21 1793. [1] 

next Tuesday we meet at tea at my rooms.


Thos. Stevenson

Geo. Bernard

Chas Simpson

Ben. Couch

Jas. Mineur

W. Bibbins

Hy. Brougham

Ed. Colman

Caven de Lane

Walpole in Clico Consel defferd fs ad dd &. ?an.

Geo. Chetwynd. — 62.

Stephen Cottrell

Willm. Fairpence [2] 


* Address: C G Bedford Esqr/ Old Palace Yard/ Westminster
Stamped: OXFORD
Postmark: AJU/ 22/ 93
Watermark: Figure of Britannia
Endorsement: 21 June 1793
MS: Bodleian Library, MS Eng. Lett. c. 22
Unpublished. BACK

[1] June 21 1793: Written in another hand. BACK

[2] Probably an in-joke, as none of these individuals were friends of Southey’s at either Westminster School or Oxford. BACK

Published @ RC

March 2009