57. Robert Bloomfield to [? John] Rickman, 1 October 1801*
Oct. 1st 1801
Yesterday, an hour before my time of setting out, an old friend from the Country unlooked for; paid me a visit, and, I beg you will regard the circumstance as one of those which may plead some excuse for my failure in calling on you, which must be postponed till some other opportunity.
Remaining with every good wish Sir,