3655. Robert Southey to H. S. Jensort, 17 March 1821

3655. Robert Southey to H. S. Jensort, 17 March 1821⁠* 

Keswick. 17 March. 1821

Sir

I am very much obliged to you for your offer of Mr Wesleys papers. [1]  I shall be exceedingly glad to inspect them. They may very probably enable me to correct & amend a work [2]  on which great pains have been bestowed.

I am Sir

yr obliged & obedient servant

Robert Southey.


Notes

* Address: To/ H. S. Jensort/ Post-Office/ Liverpool
Stamped: KESWICK/ 298
MS: Tipped into a copy of Southey’s The Life of Wesley; and the Rise and Progress of Methodism, 2 vols (1820), vol. I, before the title page, in The Methodist Collection, Drew University Library. ALS; 2p. (c).
Unpublished. BACK

[1] Presumably papers relating to John Wesley (1703–1791; DNB). BACK

[2] Southey’s The Life of Wesley; and the Rise and Progress of Methodism (1820). BACK

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