3695. Robert Southey to [John] Morrison, 19 June 1821

3695. Robert Southey to [John] Morrison, 19 June 1821 ⁠* 

Keswick. 19 June. 1821

Sir

Retaining Thirty Pounds from my Whitsuntide Rent [1]  (payable to Mr Hartley Coleridge in part of his claims, if the Annuitants are otherwise satisfied) [2]  & deducting the sums of 6/5d paid for repairing the roof, & 14/6 for making, painting & putting up new spouts, – I remit you a draft for the residuary <remaining> balance of £6–9-1

& am Sir

Yrs &c

Robert Southey.


Notes

* Address: To/ Mr Morrison/ Maryport
Endorsement: 19th June 1821 –/ Mr Southey Greta/ Balce of Rent –
Stamped: KESWICK/298
MS: Pforzheimer Collection, New York Public Library, Misc MS. 3578. ALS; 2p.
Unpublished. BACK

[1] The rent for Greta Hall, the Southeys’ home. BACK

[2] William Jackson had left Hartley Coleridge an annuity in his will, charged on the Greta Hall estate. BACK

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