Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke, 18 December 1819

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke. He writes that the new Walter Scott novel will be out on the 23rd and he will get a copy to forward to her. She will be grieved to learn that Hobhouse, whose productions Belinda is reading and whose parents she knows, is to go to Newgate for libel of the House of Commons (John Cam Hobhouse). Colebrooke will reply to Edward's letter. He finds himself immovable from town as it is the only place that suits. In a postscript he refers to Mr Mackenzie asking Colebrooke to repay money to Mrs Lee for the time in Worthing and writes of arranging accounts. Handwritten, dated 18 December 1819.