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THE WORKS OF
CHARLES AND MARY LAMB
VI. LETTERS
1821-1842




THE LETTERS

OF

CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

1821-1842

EDITED BY

E.V. LUCAS

WITH A FRONTISPIECE




CONTENTS OF VOLUME VI

LETTER 1821

264 Charles Lamb to Dorothy Wordsworth Jan. 8
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

265 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop No date
From _Harper's Magazine_.

266 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop No date
From _Harper's Magazine_.

267 Charles Lamb to Mrs. William Ayrton Jan. 23
From the original.

268 Charles Lamb to Miss Humphreys Jan. 27
From the original at Rowfant.

269 Charles Lamb to Mrs. William Ayrton. March 15
From the original.

270 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop March 30
From _Harper's Magazine_.

271 Charles Lamb to Leigh Hunt April 18
From Leigh Hunt's _Correspondence_.

272 Charles Lamb to S.T. Coleridge May 1
From the _Life of Charles Mathews_.

273 Charles Lamb to James Gillman May 2
From the _Life of Charles Mathews_.

274 Charles Lamb to John Payne Collier May 16
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

275 Charles Lamb to B.W. Procter ?Summer
From facsimile in Mrs. Field's _A Shelf of
Old Authors_.

276 Charles Lamb to John Taylor June 8
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

277 Charles Lamb to John Taylor July 21
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

278 Charles Lamb to C.A. Elton Aug. 17
From the original in the possession of
Sir Edmund Elton.

279 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden Clarke Summer
From _Recollections of Writers_.

280 Mary Lamb to Mrs. William Ayrton No date
From the original in the possession of
Mr. A.M.S. Methuen.

281 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Oct. 21
From the American owner.

282 Charles Lamb to William Ayrton Oct. 27
From the original.

1822.

283 Charles Lamb to S.T. Coleridge March 9
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

284 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth March 20
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

285 Charles Lamb to W. Harrison Ainsworth May 7
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

286 Charles Lamb to William Godwin May 16
Mr. Kegan Paul's text (_William Godwin:
His Friends_, etc.).

287 Charles Lamb to Mrs. John Lamb May 22
From the original in the Bodleian.

288 Charles Lamb to Mary Lamb (_fragment_) Aug.
From Crabb Robinson's _Diary_.

289 Charles Lamb to John Clare Aug. 31
From the original (British Museum).

290 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Sept. 11
From the original (British Museum).

291 Charles Lamb to Barren Field Sept. 22
From the original in the possession of
Mr. B.B. Macgeorge.

292 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne Autumn
From the _Century Magazine_.

293 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Oct. 9
From the original (British Museum).

294 Charles Lamb to B.R. Haydon Oct. 9
From _Haydon's Correspondence and Table
Talk_.

295 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne Oct. 22
From the _Century Magazine_.

296 Charles Lamb to B.R. Haydon Oct. 29
From _Haydon's Correspondence and Table
Talk_.

297 Charles Lamb to Sir Walter Scott Oct. 29
From Scott's _Familiar Letters_.

298 Charles Lamb to Thomas Robinson Nov. 11
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

299 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne Nov. 13
From the _Century Magazine_.

300 Mary Lamb to Mrs. James Kenney ?Early Dec.
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

301 Charles Lamb to John Taylor Dec. 7
From _Elia_ (Bell's edition).

302 Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson Dec. 16
From the original (Bodleian).

303 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Dec. 23
From the original (British Museum).

1823.

304 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne Jan.
From the _Century Magazine_.

305 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth Jan.
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

306 Charles Lamb to Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Collier Jan. 6
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.B. Adam.

307 Charles Lamb to Charles Aders Jan. 8
From the original (Mr. J. Dunlop).

308 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Jan. 9
From the original (British Museum).

309 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne Jan. 23
From the _Century Magazine_.

310 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne Feb. 9
From the _Century Magazine_.

311 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Feb. 17
From the original (British Museum).

312 Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson Feb. 24
From Mr. Hazlitt's text.

313 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton March 11
From the original (British Museum).

314 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton April 5
From the original (British Museum).

315 Charles Lamb to B.W. Procter April 13
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn) with alterations.

316 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hutchinson April 25
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

317 Charles Lamb to Miss Hutchinson (?)
(_fragment_) No date
From _Notes and Queries_.

318 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin No date
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

319 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton May 3
From the original (British Museum).

320 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin May 6
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

321 Mary Lamb to Mrs. Randal Norris June 18
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

322 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton July 10
From the original (British Museum).

323 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop July
From _Harper's Magazine_.

324 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Sept. 2
From the original (British Museum).

325 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Sept. 6
From _Harper's Magazine_.

326 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Sept. 9
From _Harper's Magazine_.

327 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Sept. 10
From _Harper's Magazine_.

328 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Sept.
From _Harper's Magazine_.

329 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Sept. 17
From the original (British Museum).

330 Charles Lamb to Charles Lloyd
(_fragment_) Autumn
From _Letters and Poems of Bernard Barton_.

331 Charles Lamb to H.F. Cary Oct. 14
From _Memoir of H.F. Cary_.

332 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop ?Oct.
From _Harper's Magazine_.

333 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Oct. 28
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

334 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hazlitt Early Nov.
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

335 Charles Lamb to Robert Southey Nov. 21
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

336 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Nov. 22
From the original (British Museum).

337 Charles Lamb to W. Harrison Ainsworth Dec. 9
From the original.

338 Charles Lamb to W. Harrison Ainsworth Dec. 29
From the original.

1824.

339 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Jan. 9
From the original (British Museum).

340 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Jan. 23
From the original (British Museum).

341 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Feb. 25
From the original (British Museum).

342 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton March 24
From the original (British Museum).

343 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Early Spring
From the original (British Museum).

344 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Thomas Allsop April 13
From _Harper's Magazine_.

345 Charles Lamb to William Hone April
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.A. Potts.

346 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton May 15
From the original in the possession of
Mr. B.B. Macgeorge.

347 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton July 7
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

348 Charles Lamb to W. Marter. July 19
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

349 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin July 28
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

350 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood (?_fragment_) Aug. 10
From the original.

351 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Aug. 17
From the original (British Museum).

352 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Sept. 30
From the original (British Museum).

353 Charles Lamb to Mrs. John Dyer Collier Nov. 2
From the original (South Kensington
Museum).

354 Charles Lamb to B.W. Procter Nov. 11
From Barry Cornwall's _Charles Lamb_
with alterations.

355 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Nov. 20
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

356 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hutchinson Nov. 25
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

357 Charles Lamb to Leigh Hunt ?Nov.
From Leigh Hunt's _Correspondence_ with
alterations.

358 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Dec. 1
Charles Lamb to Lucy Barton
From the original (British Museum).

1825.

359 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Jan. 11
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

360 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Jan. 17
From _Harper's Magazine_.

361 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hutchinson Jan. 20
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

362 Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello Jan. 25
From the original (British Museum).

363 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Feb. 10
From the original (British Museum).

364 Charles Lamb to Thomas Manning ?Feb.
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

365 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hutchinson. March 1
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

366 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton March 23
From the original (British Museum).

367 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson March 29
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

368 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth April 6
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

369 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton April 6
From the original (British Museum).

370 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hutchinson April 18
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.
(Last paragraph from original scrap at
Welbeck Abbey.)

371 Charles Lamb to William Hone May 2
From the original at Rowfant.

372 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth May
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

373 Charles Lamb to Charles Chambers ?May
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

374 Charles Lamb to S.T. Coleridge ?June
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

375 Charles Lamb to Henry Colburn (?) June 14
From the original (South Kensington).

376 Charles Lamb to S.T. Coleridge July 2
From the original (Morrison Collection).

377 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton July 2
From the original (British Museum).

378 Charles Lamb to John Aitken July 5

379 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Aug. 10
From the original (British Museum).

380 Charles Lamb to Robert Southey Aug. 10
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

381 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Sept. 9
From _Harper's Magazine_.

382 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Sept. 24
From _Harper's Magazine_.

383 Charles Lamb to William Hone Oct. 24
From the original at Rowfant.

384 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Dec. 5
From _Harper's Magazine_.

385 Charles Lamb to Charles Oilier ?Dec.
From the original (South Kensington).

1826.

386 Charles Lamb to Charles Oilier Early in year
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

387 Charles Lamb to Charles Oilier Jan.
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

388 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Feb. 7
From the original (British Museum).

389 Charles Lamb to Charles Oilier March 16
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.A. Potts.

390 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton March 20
From the original (British Museum).

391 Charles Lamb to S.T. Coleridge March 22
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

392 Charles Lamb to H.F. Gary April 3
Mr. Hazlitt's text.

393 Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello May 9
From the original (British Museum).

394 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton May 16
From the original (British Museum).

395 Charles Lamb to S.T. Coleridge June 1
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

396 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin June 30
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

397 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hill No year
From the original (British Museum).

398 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin July 14
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

399 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth Sept. 6
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

400 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon (fragment). No date

401 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Sept. 9
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

402 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Sept. 26
From the original (British Museum).

403 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon ?Sept.
From the original in the possession of
Mr. Henry Poulton.

404 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton No date
From the original (British Museum).

1827.

405 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Jan. 20
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

406 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Jan. 20
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

407 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Jan. 29
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

408 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Jan.
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

409 Charles Lamb to B.R. Haydon March
From Taylor's _Life of Haydon_.

410 Charles Lamb to William Hone April
From the original at Rowfant.

411 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood May
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

412 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton No date
From the original (British Museum).

413 Charles Lamb to William Hone May
From the original at Rowfant.

414 Charles Lamb to William Hone June
From the original at Rowfant.

415 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton June 11
From the original (British Museum).

416 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson June 26
From the original (British Museum).

417 Charles Lamb to William Hone July
From the original at Rowfant.

418 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon July 17
From the original at Rowfant.

419 Charles Lamb to P.G. Patmore July 19
From Patmore's _My Friends and Acquaintances_.

420 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Shelley July 26
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

421 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Basil Montagu Summer
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

422 Mary Lamb to Lady Stoddart Aug. 9

423 Charles Lamb to Sir John Stoddart
From the original (Messrs. Maggs).

424 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Aug. 10
From the original (British Museum).

425 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Aug. 28
From the original (British Museum).

426 Charles Lamb to P.G. Patmore Sept.
From _My Friends and Acquaintances_.

427 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Sept. 5
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

428 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Sept. 13
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

429 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Sept. 18
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

430 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood Sept. 18
From the facsimile in Mrs. Balmanno's
_Pen and Pencil_.

431 Charles Lamb to Henry Colburn Sept. 25
From the original (South Kensington).

432 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon ?Sept. 26
From the original in the possession of
Mr. Henry Poulton.

433 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Oct. 1
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

434 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin Oct. 2
From the original in the possession of
Mr. R.W. Dibdin.

435 Charles Lamb to Barron Field Oct. 4
From the _Memoirs of Charles Matthews_.

436 Charles Lamb to William Hone ?Oct.
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

437 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood No date
From the _National Review_.

438 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton No date
From the original (British Museum).

439 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Dec. 4
From the original (British Museum).

440 Charles Lamb to Leigh Hunt Dec.
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

441 Charles Lamb to William Hone Dec. 15

442 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop ?Dec.
From _Harper's Magazine_.

443 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Dec. 20
From _Harper's Magazine_.

444 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon Dec. 22
From the original at Rowfant.

445 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton End of year
From the original (British Museum).

1828.

446 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop Jan. 9
From _Harper's Magazine_ with alterations.

447 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon ?Jan.
From the original at Rowfant.

448 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon Feb. 18
From the original at Rowfant.

449 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden Clarke Feb. 25
From _Reminiscences of Writers_.

450 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson Feb. 26
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

451 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon March 19
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

452 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton April 21
From the original (British Museum).

453 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop May 1
From _Harper's Magazine_.

454 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon May 3
From the original.

455 Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson May 17
From the original (British Museum).

456 Charles Lamb to T.N. Talfourd May 20
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

457 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth May
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

458 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Morgan June 17

459 Mary Lamb to the Thomas Hoods ?Summer
Mr. Hazlitt's text (_The Lambs_).

460 Charles Lamb to B.R. Haydon Aug.
From Taylor's _Life of Haydon_.

461 Charles Lamb to John Rickman
(_translation_) Oct. 3

462 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Oct. 11
From the original (British Museum).

463 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden Clarke Oct.
From _Recollections of Writers_.

464 Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello Nov. 6
From _Recollections of Writers_.

465 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood Late autumn
From _Hood's Own_.

466 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon Dec.
Text from Mr. Samuel Davey.

467 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton Dec. 5
From the original (British Museum).

468 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden Clarke Dec.
From _Recollections of Writers_.

469 Charles Lamb to T.N. Talfourd End of year
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).



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