102. Robert Southey to Charles Watkin Williams Wynn [fragment], [between c. 3-9 September 1794]
102. Robert Southey to Charles Watkin Williams Wynn [fragment], [between c. 3–9 September 1794] *
[MS missing]magine a piece tolerable which represents both parties [MS missing] their own opinions & makes Barrere  the only villain [MS missing]believe me when I say we wrote a good drama. the [MS missing] to lie entirely in the Convention. Coleridge took [MS missing] last Tuesday to London to sell it or print it — [MS missing] Lecoridge  of both Universities. vexed as I really [MS missing]th of Robespierre  I never laughed more than whilst [MS missing] the subject.
my friendly remembrances to [MS missing]les Bunbury!
you will receive two or three [MS missing] three weeks. as for Joan circumstances [MS missing]t & you will serve me essentially by getting [MS missing] been long burthensome to my friends — thank [MS missing]nds & on the banks of the Suquehannah [MS missing]ir & break the bread of independance. can [MS missing]lking with Ariste in the evening, & looking [MS missing] pleasure the tranquillity of closing day [MS missing] source of comfort”?
Written this morning on the road to Bath. 
[remainder of MS missing]
* MS: National Library of Wales, MS 4819E. AL; 2p.
Previously published: Crystal Tilney, ‘An unpublished Southey fragment in the National Library’, National Library of Wales Journal, 9 (1955–6), 149–156. BACK
 The French revolutionary Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac (1755–1841), a Jacobin who turned against Robespierre in 1794. BACK
 An anagram of ‘Coleridge’. The Fall of Robespierre (1794) was published under Coleridge’s name. BACK