N Y Aug. 13 1827.
I send you a critical notice of Sismondi1--a sonnet 2 & the rest of the story 3--There are several books lately published here of which I think I shall have some notices for yr. next--The Baroness of Reidesdel--[Mde?] Haufert &c. 4
Hope Leslie I suppose I shall have a review of by & by--
MANUSCRIPT: BPL ADDRESS: Charles Folsom Esq / Editor of the U. S. Review / Care of Bowles & Dearborn / Boston / Politeness of / Mr. I. H. Buckingham.
[ New York, August 21, 1827]
My dear Frances.
I enclose you $25.00 that you may be able to make such arrangements as you please about your boarding house. It is possible, though not certain, that I may come up the latter part of the week and if you go to another place I wish you to let me know where without delay. The reason for my not coming at present is that I am busy correcting the translation of Mignet which is printing, 1 and besides, young Coleman2 is absent on a journey. If you should leave the place where you are let me beg you to remember that you are in a village, and to say not a syllable to any living soul about the place you have left. 3
I have found 3 Bedticks which I took to Mrs. Van Polanen's last evening. If they are not the right ones let me know without delay. As to the length of the sofa do as you please. I should like however to have it pro-