1429. Robert Southey to John Rickman, 25 [February 1808]

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The Collected Letters of Robert Southey Part 3

1429. Robert Southey to John Rickman, 25 [February 1808] ⁠* 

My dear Rickman

If there be room in the mail which passes thro Lichfield on Sunday evening I shall get in & you will see me (God willing) on the following morning. I have been snow-drifted to Liverpool, & detained there a few days for the sake of seeing Roscoe & the other remarkables of the place.


Teddesley Park. Staffordshire

Thursday 25.


* Address: To/ John Rickman Esqr
Endorsement: Feb –/ 1808
MS: Huntington Library, RS 127. ALS; 1p.
Dating note: dating from JR’s endorsement; RS gives ‘Thursday 25’ BACK

Published @ RC

August 2013

People mentioned

Roscoe, William (1753–1831) (mentioned 1 time)

Places mentioned

Teddesley (mentioned 1 time)