WE Gladstone to Rev George Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a postcard. Written from Chester. He is replying to some notes sent to him by Butler; he quotes four lines of a poem by Byron and suggests he took the idea from Waller's beautiful lines.

Administrative / Biographical History

'I believe he took the idea from Waller's beautiful lines.' This would be Edmund Waller (1606-1687). Remembered for his lyrics. Biog: WE Gladstone (1809-1898).