My dear Grosvenor
Will you transmit the mss.  to Streatham per Docstorum – or mount Orelio  & carry it there yourself.
I have been ten days from home & am returned now, on my return, fairly sat down to the winters campaign.
– When shall I see Barre’s remains?  – You are more sanguine respecting Roderick than I am.
* Endorsements: 14 Oct 1814; With 1st Chapter of 2 Vol: of History
of Brazil; 14 . Octr 1814
MS: Bodleian Library, MS Eng. Lett. c. 25. ALS; 2p.
 The MS was the first chapter of the second volume of
the History of Brazil, published in 1817. BACK
 A war
horse in Roderick, the Last of the Goths (1814), Book 25. BACK
 Grosvenor Bedford’s Letters and Miscellaneous Papers … With a Memoir of His Life (1814) of his cousin Barré Charles
Roberts, who had died in 1810 aged 21. It was reviewed by Southey in the Quarterly Review, 12 (January 1815),