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THE WORKS OF
CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

VI. LETTERS
1821-1842



BY THE SAME EDITOR

The Life of Charles Lamb

Mr. Ingleside

Over Bemerton's

Listener's Lure

One Day and Another

Fireside and Sunshine

Character and Comedy

Old Lamps for New

The Hambledon Men

The Open Road

The Friendly Town

Her Infinite Variety

Good Company

The Gentlest Art

The Second Post

A Swan and Her Friends

A Wanderer in Florence

A Wanderer in London

A Wanderer in Holland

A Wanderer in Paris

Highways and Byways in Sussex

Anne's Terrible Good Nature

The Slowcoach

Sir Pulteney

and
The Pocket Edition of the Works of
Charles Lamb : i. Miscellaneous Prose ;
ii. Elia ; in. Children's Books ; iv. Poems
and Plays; v. and vi. Letters




' 'Art '/ //'._/ Jsr /y? /< {srs/ec/ 3/J



THE LETTERS

OF

CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

1821-1842



EDITED BY

E. V. LUCAS



WITH A FRONTISPIECE



METHUEN & GO. LTD.

36 ESSEX STREET W.C.

LONDON



First Published in this Form {Fcap. 8vo) in 1912



This Work was first Published in Seven Volumes {Demy 8vo) i?i 1903-3



CONTENTS OF VOLUME VI



PAGE
589

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601

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604



LETTER

264 Charles Lamb to Dorothy Wordsworth

From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

265 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.

266 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.

267 Charles Lamb to Mrs. William Ayrton

From the original.

268 Charles Lamb to Miss Humphreys

From the original at Rowfant.

269 Charles Lamb to Mrs. William Ayrton

From the original.

270 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.

271 Charles Lamb to Leigh Hunt

From Leigh Hunt's Correspondence.

272 Charles Lamb to S. T. Coleridge

From the Life of Charles Mathews.

273 Charles Lamb to James Gillman

From the Life of Charles Mathews.

274 Charles Lamb to John Payne Collier .

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

275 Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter .

From facsimile in Mrs. Field's A Shelf of
Old Authors.



276



277



278



279



280



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

Charles Lamb to John Taylor
Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

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

Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden
Clarke ......

From Recollections of Writers.



Mary Lamb to Mrs. William Ayrton .
From the original in the possession of Mr.
A. M. S. Methuen.



1821.
Jan. 8

No date

No date

Jan. 23

Jan. 27

March 15

March 30

April 18

May 1

May 2

May 16

? Summer

June 8
July 21
Aug. 17

Summer
No date



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PAGE LETTER

605 281 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop
From the American owner.

605 282 Charles Lamb to William Ayrton
From the original.



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

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

Charles Lamb to W. Harrison Ains-

worth

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

612 286 Charles Lamb to William Godwin

Mr. Kegan Paul's text (William Godwin:
His Friends, etc.).

613 287 Charles Lamb to Mrs. John Lamb

From the original in the Bodleian.

614 288 Charles Lamb to Mary Lamb {frag-

ment) ......

From Crabb Robinson's Diary.

615 289 Charles Lamb to John Clare

From the original (British Museum).

617 290 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton

From the original (British Museum).

618 291 Charles Lamb to Barron Field .

From the original in the possession of Mr.
B. B. Macgeorge.

621 292 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne

From the Century Magazine.

622 293 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton

From the original (British Museum).

624 294 Charles Lamb to B. R. Haydon .

From Havdon's Correspondence and Table
Talk.

625 295 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne

From the Century Magazine.

626 296 Charles Lamb to B. R. Haydon .

From Haydon's Correspondence and Table
Talk.

626 297 Charles Lamb to Sir Walter Scott

From Scott's Familiar Letters.

627 298 Charles Lamb to Thomas Robinson .

From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

627 299 Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne
From the Century Magazine.

629 300 Mary Lamb to Mrs. James Kenney .
Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

631 301 Charles Lamb to John Taylor
From Elia (Bell's edition).



1821.
Oct. 21

Oct. 27

1822.
March 9

March 20



May 7
May 16



May



22



Aug.
Aug. 31
Sept. 11
Sept. 22

Autumn
Oct. 9
Oct. 9

Oct. 22
Oct. 29

Oct. 29
Nov. 11
Nov. 13
? Early Dec.
Dec. 7



Contents



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PAQE LETTER

632 302 Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson .
From the original (Bodleian).

634 303 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).



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304


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305


638


306


640


307


640


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658


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662


322



Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne
From the Century Magazine.

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

Charles Lamb to Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Collier ......

From the original in the possession of
Mr. R. B. Adam.

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

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

Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne
From the Century Magazine.

Charles Lamb to John Howard Payne
From the Century Magazine.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Lamb to Miss Hutchinson (?)
{fragment) .....
From Notes and Queries.

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

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

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

Mary Lamb to Mrs. Randal Norris
Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

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



1822.
Dec. 1 6

Dec. 23

1823.
Jan.

Jan.

Jan. 6

Jan. 8
Jan. 9
Jan. 23
Feb. 9
Feb. 17
Feb. 24
March n
April 5
April 13
April 25

No date
No date

May 3
May 6

June 18
July 10



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PAGE LETTER

664 323 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.

665 324 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton

From the original (British Museum).

667 325 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop .
From Harper's Magazine.

667 326 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.

668 327 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.

668 328 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop
From Harper's Magazine.

668 329 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).

670 330 Charles Lamb to Charles Lloyd (frag-

ment) ......

From Letters and Poems 0/ Bernard Barton.

671 331 Charles Lamb to H. F. Cary

From Memoir of H. F. Cary.

672 332 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop .

From Harper's Magazine.

672 333 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin .

From the original in the possession of Mr.
R. W. Dibdin.

673 334 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hazlitt .

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

675 335 Charles Lamb to Robert Southey
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

677 336 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton

From the original (British Museum).

678 337 Charles Lamb to W. Harrison Ains-

worth

From the original.

680 338 Charles Lamb to W. Harrison Ains-

worth

From the original.

680 339 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).

682 340 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).

684 341 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).

686 342 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton

From the original (British Museum).

687 343 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton .

From the original (British Museum).

688 344 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Thomas Allsop

From Harper's Magazine.



1823.
July

Sept. 2

Sept. 6

Sept. 9

Sept. 10

Sept.

Sept. 17

Autumn
Oct. 14
?Oct.
Oct. 28

Early Nov.
Nov. 21

Nov. 22

Dec. 9

Dec. 29

1824.
Jan. 9

Jan. 23

Feb. 25

March 24

Early Spring

April 13



Contents



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361
362
363



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

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

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

Charles Lamb to W. Marter
Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

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

Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood (? frag-
ment) ......

From the original.

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

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

Charles Lamb to Mrs. John Dyer
Collier ......

From the original (South Kensington
Museum).

Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter .
From Barry Cornwall's Charles Lamb
with alterations.

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

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

Charles Lamb to Leigh Hunt
From Leigh Hunt's Correspondence with
alterations.

Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton )

Charles Lamb to Lucy Barton J

From the original (British Museum).



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

Charies Lamb to Thomas Allsop .
From Harper's Magazine.

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

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

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



1824.
April

May 15

July 7
July 19
July 28

Aug. 10
Aug. 17
Sept. 30

Nov. 2

Nov. 11

Nov. 20

Nov. 25
?Nov.

Dec. 1



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. Jan.


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. Jan.


17


. Jan.


20


. Jan.


25


. Feb


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737

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744



LETTER
364



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366

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745 386



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

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

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

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

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

Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).
Charles Lamb to Sarah Hutchinson .
From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.
(Last paragraph from original scrap at
Welbeck Abbey.)

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

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

Charles Lamb to Charles Chambers .
Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

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

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

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

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

Charles Lamb to John Aitken

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

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

Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop
From Harper's Magazine.

Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop
From Harper's Magazine.

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

Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop
From Harper's Magazine.

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



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



1825.
?Feb.

March 1

March 23

March 29

April 6

April 6

April 18

May 2
May
?May
?June
June 14
July 2
July 2

Ju!y5
Aug. 10

Aug. 10

Sept. 9

Sept. 24

Oct. 24

Dec. 5

?Dec.

1826.
Early in year



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rER 1826.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon [frag-
ment) No date

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

Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . Sept. 26

From the original (British Museum).
Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . ? Sept.

From the original in the possession of
Mr. Henry Poulton.

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



1827.
768 405 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . Jan. 20
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

771 406 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . Jan. 20
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

771 407 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . Jan. 29
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).



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PAGE LETTER 1827.

772 408 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . Jan.
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

772 409 Charles Lamb to B. R. Haydon . . March

From Taylor's Life of Haydon.

773 410 Charles Lamb to William Hone . . April

From the original at Rowfant.

774 411 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood . . May

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

774 412 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . No date
From the original (British Museum).

777 413 Charles Lamb to William Hone . . May

From the original at Rowfant.

778 414 Charles Lamb to William Hone . . June

From the original at Rowfant.

778 415 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . June n
From the original (British Museum).

781 416 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . June 26
From the original (British Museum).

781 417 Charles Lamb to William Hone . . July

From the original at Rowfant.
783 418 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . July 17

From the original at Rowfant.

783 419 Charles Lamb to P. G. Patmore . . July 19
From Patmore's My Friends and Ac-
quaintances.

787 420 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Shelley . . July 26

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).
790 421 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Basil Montagu Summer

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

792 422 Mary Lamb to Lady Stoddart \ .

793 423 Charles Lamb to Sir John Stoddart f a ' 9

From the original (Messrs. Maggs).

795 424 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).

797 425 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton
From the original (British Museum).

799 426 Charles Lamb to P. G. Patmore .

From My Friends and Acquaintances.

801 427 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin .

From the original in the possession of Mr.
R. W. Dibdin.

802 428 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin .

From the original in the possession of Mr.
R. W. Dibdin.

802 429 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin .
From the original in the possession of Mr.
R. W. Dibdin.

£03 430 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood .

From the facsimile in Mrs. Balmanno's
Pen and Pencil.



Aug.


10


Aug.


28


Sept.




Sept.


5


Sept.


13


Sept.


18


Sept.


18



Oct. i


Oct. 2


Oct. 4


?Oct.


No date


No date



Contents xiii

PAGE LETTER 1827.

805 431 Charles Lamb to Henry Colburn . Sept. 25

From the original (South Kensington).

806 432 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . ?Sept. 26

From the original in the possession of Mr.
Henry Poulton.

806 433 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson

From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

807 434 Charles Lamb to John Bates Dibdin .

From the original in the possession of Mr.
R. W. Dibdin.

807 435 Charles Lamb to Barron Field .

From the Memoirs of Charles Matliews.

810 436 Charles Lamb to William Hone .

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

8n 437 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood .
From the National Review.

811 438 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton

From the original (British Museum).

813 439 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . Dec. 4
From the original (British Museum).

813 440 Charles Lamb to Leigh Hunt . . Dec.

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

814 441 Charles Lamb to William Hone . . Dec. 15

815 442 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop . ?Dec.

From Harper's Magazine.

815 443 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop . Dec. 20

From Harper's Magazine.

816 444 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . Dec. 22

From the original at Rowfant.

816 445 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . End of year
From the original (British Museum).



1828.

817 446 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop . Jan. 9

From Harper's Magazine with alterations.

818 447 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . ?Jan.

From the original at Rowfant.

818 448 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . Feb. 18

From the original at Rowfant.

819 449 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden

Clarke ...... Feb. 25

From Reminiscences of Writers.

822 450 Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . Feb. 26
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

822 451 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . March 19

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

823 452 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . April 21

From the original (British Museum).



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PAGE LETTER 1828.

824 453 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop . May i
From Harper's Magazine.

824 454 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . May 3
From the original.

824 455 Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson . . May 17

From the original (British Museum).

825 456 Charles Lamb to T. N. Talfourd . May 20

From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

825 457 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth May

From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

826 458 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Morgan . . June 17

827 459 Mary Lamb to the Thomas Hoods . ? Summer

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

829 460 Charles Lamb to B. R . Haydon . . Aug.

From Taylor's Life of Haydon.

830 461 Charles Lamb to John Rickman (trans-

lation) Oct. 3

832 462 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . Oct. 1 1
From the original (British Museum).

8 35 463 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden

Clarke Oct.

From Recollections of Writers.

836 464 Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello . Nov. 6

From Recollections of Writers.

838 465 Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood . . Late autumn
From Hood's Own.

840 466 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . Dec.

Text from Mr. Samuel Davey.

841 467 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . Dec. 5

From the original (British Museum).

845 468 Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden

Clarke Dec.

From Recollections of Writers.

846 469 Charles Lamb to T. N. Talfourd . End of year

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).



1829.
847 470 Charles Lamb to George Dyer . . ? Jan.
From the original (British Museum).

847 471 Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter . . Jan. 19
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

851 472 Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter . . Jan. 22
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn) with alterations.

8 53 473 Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop . Jan. 28
From Harper's Magazine.

853 474 Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter . . Jan. 29
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn) with alterations.



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Contents xv

ER 1829.

Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter . . Early in year
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn) with alterations.

Charles Lamb to B. W. Procter . . Feb. 2
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

Charles Lamb to Charles Cowden

Clarke Feb. 2

From Recollections of Writers.

Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . Feb. 27
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

Charles Lamb to Samuel Rogers . March 22
From Rogers and His Contemporaries.

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

Charles Lamb to Miss Sarah James . ? April
Text from Mr. Samuel Davey.

Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . ? April
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

Charles Lamb to Crabb Robinson . April 17
From the original (Dr. Williams' Library).

Charles Lamb to George Dyer . . April 29
From The Mirror, 1841.

Charles Lamb to Thomas Hood . . ? May
Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . No date
From The A utographic Mirror.

Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson . May 28

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

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

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

Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop . Late July
From Harper's Magazine.

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

Charles Lamb to James Gillman . Oct. 26
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello . Nov. 10
From the original (British Museum).

Charles Lamb to Walter Wilson . . Nov. 15
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

Charles Lamb to James Gillman . . ? Nov. 29
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

Charles Lamb to James Gillman . Nov. 30
Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . Dec. 8
From the original (British Museum).



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PAGE LETTER 183O.

881 498 Charles Lamb to William Wordsworth \ T

885 499 Mary Lamb to Dorothy Wordsworth / ' an ' 22

From Mr. Gordon Wordsworth's original.

886 500 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . Feb. 25

From the original (British Museum).

887 501 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . Feb. 26

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

888 502 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . March 1

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

889 503 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hazlitt . . March 4

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

890 504 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . March 5

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

891 505 Charles Lamb to James Gillman . . March 8

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

893 506 Charles Lamb to William Ayrton . March 14

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

894 507 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . March 22

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

895 508 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . April 2

From the original in the possession of Mr.
Yates Thompson.

898 509 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . April 9

From the original.

899 510 Charles Lamb to James Gillman . . ? Spring

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

900 511 Charles Lamb to Jacob Vale Asbury . ? April

From The Athenaum.

900 512 Charles Lamb to Jacob Vale Asbury . No date
By permission of Mr. Edward Hartley.

903 513 Charles Lamb to Mrs. Williams . . April 21

Mr. Hazlitt's text (The Lambs).

904 514 Charles Lamb to Robert Southey . May 10

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

910 515 Charles Lamb to Edward Moxon . May 12
From the original at Rowfant.

910 516 Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello . May 14

From the original (British Museum).

911 517 Charles Lamb to Vincent Novello . May 20

From the original (British Museum).

911 518 Charles Lamb to William Hone . . May 21

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

912 519 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hazlitt . . May 24

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

915 520 Charles Lamb to Sarah Hazlitt . . June 3

Mr. Hazlitt's text (Bohn).

916 521 Charles Lamb to Bernard Barton . June 28

From the original (British Museum).



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