half an hour before it set out and counted the buns and tarts in a Pastrycooks window and was just beginning with the Jellies. There was no one in the Coach who had a Mind to eat me like Mr Sham-deaf. I shall be punctual in enquiring about next Thursday--
Your affectionate Brother
No address or postmark.
My dear Richards,
I think the fortnight has passed in which I promised to call on you--I have not been able to come--My Brother Tom gets weaker every day and I am not able to leave him for more than a few hours. As I know you will be anxious about us, if I cannot come I will send you now and then a note of this nature that you may see how we are. Reme〈m〉ber me to Mrs R-- and to Vincent.
Yours most sincerely
90. To JAMES AUGUSTUS HESSEY. Friday 9 Oct. 1818.
Address: J. A. Hessey Esqr, Fleet St.
Postmarks: HAMPSTEAD and 9 OC 1818.
My dear Hessey,
You are very good in sending me the letter from the Chronicle1--and I am very bad in not acknowledging such____________________
'Sir, Although I am aware that literary squabbles are of too unin-