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Works of Charles and Mary Lamb. VI-VII. Letters
Charles Lamb to Thomas Allsop, [17 January 1825]

Contents vol. VI
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Contents vol. VII
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List of Letters
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DEAR Allsop—I acknowledge with thanks the receipt of a draft on Messrs. Wms. for £81: 11: 3 which I haste to cash in the present alarming state of the money market. Hurst and Robinson gone. I have imagined a chorus of ill-used authors singing on the occasion:
What should we when Booksellers break?
We should rejoice
da Capo.

We regret exceedly. Mrs. Allsop’s being unwell. Mary or both will come and see her soon. The frost is cruel, and we have both colds. I take Pills again, which battle with your wine & victory hovers doubtful. By the bye, tho’ not disinclined to presents I remember our bargain to take a dozen at sale price and must demur. With once again thanks and best loves to Mrs. A.

Turn over—Yours,

C. Lamb.