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.
WE Gladstone to Rev George Butler
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- ReferenceGB 106 3JBL/17/01
- Former ReferenceGB 106 5634
- Dates of Creation11 Jun 1878
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'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).