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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 18: Stratford-on-avon.—Warwick.—London.—Characters of judges and lawyers.—authors.—society.—January, 1839, to March, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
eased with all below the silk-stocking classes. Seeing what I have in England, I am not surprised at this. I fear that I have been repeating what I have already written you. But you must pardon any such inadvertencies; for I write at snatches of time, and hardly remember what I have sent you before. For continuation of letter on March 13, see below. To Lord Morpeth. Sunday evening, March 10, 1839. my dear Morpeth,—I have just received an invitation from Lord Holland Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 1773-1840, third Lord Holland, the nephew of Charles James Fox, was a Liberal statesman, a friend of scholars, and a kindly host. See sketch in Brougham's Autobiography, Vol. III. p. 298. There is a reference to Lady Holland's career in Life of Lord Denman, Vol. II. p. 119. Macaulay, a welcome and frequent guest at Holland House, commemorated its hospitality in the Edinburgh Review, July, 1841. to dine with him on Wednesday next, and have accepted it. This added kindness I owe