2015. Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 11 January 1812 *
My dear Grosvenor
I left your last letter unanswered, – not from indifference to it, but because another subject ran away with all the time & paper I had to bestow. And now I have neither the one nor the other. Only – be assured the true physician for all your mental maladies is – the Butler.  Write that book about the Butler which I have been for so many years calling upon you to write. 
Jany 11. 1812.