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Lord Byron to John Murray, 18 June 1817

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“La Mira, near Venice, June 18th, 1817.

“Inclosed is a letter to Dr. Holland from Pindemonte. Not knowing the doctor’s address, I am desired to inquire, and perhaps, being a literary man, you will know or discover his haunt near some populous churchyard. I have written to you a scolding letter—I believe, upon a misapprehended passage in your letter—but never mind: it will do for next time, and you will surely deserve it. Talking of doctors reminds me once more to recommend to you one who will not recommend himself,—the Doctor Polidori. If you can help him to a publisher, do; or, if you have any sick relation, I would advise his advice: all the patients he had in Italy are dead—Mr. * *’s son, Mr. Horner, and Lord G * *, whom he embowelled with great success at Pisa. * * * *

“Remember me to Moore, whom I congratulate. How is Rogers? and what is become of Campbell and all t’other fellows of the Druid order? I got Maturin’s Bedlam at last, but no other parcel; I am in fits for the tooth-powder, and the magnesia. I want some of Burkitt’s
128 NOTICES OF THE A. D. 1817.
Soda-powders. Will you tell
Mr. Kinnaird that I have written him two letters on pressing business (about Newstead, &c.), to which I humbly solicit his attendance. I am just returned from a gallop along the banks of the Brenta—time, sunset.