Draft Letter from Thomas Manning, [25 May 1819]

Scope and Content

Draft letter from Thomas Manning to Charles Lamb. He writes first about some writing that Lamb has sent him and how the word 'uncoin'd' bothered him. He then writes of his brother, supposing that he is now well though he hasn't heard from him. Manning compares London life with country life in some detail and includes a description of the delights of killing a pig. He has met Mrs and the Misses Galloway - he has been instructing them on places in the world. He keeps planning to go to London but then postpones. He would like to see Charles Lloyd. Dated 25th May [1819 - a different hand]. Handwritten, 1 piece, 4 sides