3495. Robert Southey to [Unknown Correspondent], [19 June 1820] *
It would have given me sincere pleasure to accept your invitation for Thursday, were I not engaged to go to Tunbridge  on that day. On Wednesday I will avail myself of your kindness & call in the morning, as soon as I can reach town from Battersea Rise 
I remain dear Sir
Yr obliged & obedient
* MS: Beinecke Library, Osborn MSS File ‘S’, Folder 14202. ALS; 1p.
Dating note: Correspondence detailing Southey’s itinerary at this time indicates that this letter was probably written on Monday 19 June 1820. BACK