A.L.s., from Lambeth Palace

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Enquires whether a recent letter purporting to be from his mother was in fact a hoax. Describes the St John Port Latin dinner and a dinner with the Lord Mayor at the Merchant Taylors Hall 'where every thing was cold and cheerless.' Has been invited to a ball by Lady Gifford, and gives news of Lady Gifford's health as well as other family friends. Is unsure as to when the coronation will take place and whether he will be required. Describes a dinner held for the anniversary of the Christian Knowledge Society. Hopes to call on the Bishop of Durham who has offered his compliments on JWW's appointment to Lambeth Palace. Gives news of family friends.

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