Copy of a letter from Thomas Manning, 28 November 1800

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Copy of a letter from Thomas Manning to Charles Lamb, India House, London. Manning complains that only the beginning of Lamb's last letter had arrived. Manning has been browsing Currie's Edition of Burn's Works, the prose parts he has found "cost me more blasts & execrations that would Damn a regiment of foot soldiers". Manning reckons he has a good account in the "Father's books" He asks again about Lamb's Tragedy. Dated 28 November 1800. Copy is handwritten 2 pieces. 2 sides