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2012.045
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Description

Letter from Sydney Smith to Mrs Stanhope. References to prudery and gout.

Inscription

Dear Mrs Stanhope

I have no doubt Rogers is always glad to see you, but an handsome Lady [indec] thing & a [indec] Clergyman another - I think Rogers must ask me himself this

[overleaf] may be prudery but with men of intellectual rank I am a prude - in addition to this I am laid up by the gout but ever truly yrs.

Sydney Smith

May 30 1844
56 Great [indec] Grosvenor Squ

Notes

Alan Cole
Sydney Smith (1771 -1845) was an English wit, writer, and Anglican cleric.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Smith

Language

English

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Collection

Religion

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Illness

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 92, h: 109, d: -