I have not yet heard anything absolutely to be depended upon concerning the tenor of the Bishop's will; nor who is to be entrusted with the superintendence of the MSS which he has left for Publication. It was mentioned to me from respectable authority that Mrs Watson1 was to reside at Calgarth if she chose, and that the Bishop had left his daughters ₤7000 each.
With respectful regards to Lady Lonsdale and Lady Mary Lowther2 and Lady Ann,
I have the honor to be,
Your Lordship's faithful and much obliged Servant
Address: To Henry Robinson, Esqre, 5 Essex Court, Temple, London.
Postmark: C. 7 Au 7, 1816. No. 2. Endorsed: Wordsworth, Aug. 2, 1816.
MS. Dr. Williams's Library.
K (--). Morley, i. p. 85 (--)
Rydale Mount near Ambleside.
August 2nd 1816
My dear Sir,
It gave me much pleasure to see your Friend Mr Cargill;3 though I am sorry to say that his looks and appearance were so much altered by delicate not to say bad health that I did not at first recollect him.--In fact he had found himself so far untuned on his arrival at Kendal as to deem it adviseable to halt there for two days: and in consequence of this consumption of his time he could only spare one day for this neighbourhood, being anxious to reach Edingh4 as quickly as possible. I need not say that I found his____________________