Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence Volume 4

Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...Memoirs," which he continues, he says, to withhold from him, leaving him no security for his property in them. In consequence of this, called upon Kinnaird; read over the assignment with him and Hobhouse; and they being of opinion that there was no objection to letting Murray have this instrument in his possession, till such time as I should be able (according to my intention) to redeem the " Memoirs" altogether, I brought it away with me. Called upon Murray, but did not find him at home. Asked to Lord Belhaven's and several other places to-day, but could not go in consequence of an early and odd engagement I had made to accompany Lord Dillon to a coterie of blue stockings at Paddington. Dined with the Lansdownes, who were going to the Matthewses, and from whom I could therefore get away in time. Called upon by Lord Dillon at eight, and went to Paddington. 2nd. Breakfasted with Newton. Went from thence to Murray, and gave him the assignment. 3rd. Breakfasted again with Newton, in order to meet Russell the actor, who had promised me a dress to take down with me to Bath, Bessy having expressed a wish to go to a masquerade there on Monday, and I having agreed to meet her in Bath for the purpose. Excellent this; having an appointment with my wife at a masquerade! Promised me a Figaro's dress. 4th. Up at half-past five and off in the White Lion Coach at a quarter before seven; two shrewd solicitors my companions: much talk about public characters;' and evidently puzzled to make out who I was; seemed for some time to think I was Hobhouse. Arrived in Bath at the "White Lion between seven and eight; supped, and to bed, a good deal fatigued; my last two days in town having been full of worry and bustle. 5th. Bessy and Tom arrived between eleven and...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236672178
  • 9781236672179