1854-June 1855

The Collected Letters, Volume 29


TC TO LORD CLARENDON; 20 October 1854; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18541020-TC-LC-01; CL 29: 173


Chelsea, 20 Oct 1854

My Lord,

In the State-Paper Office, where I have been several times, I find there is likely to be much more light for me, in my German researches, than I had anticipated. The place seems in excellent order, and the Gentlemen in charge of it deserve all thanks from me.— Mr N., a valued friend of mine, a man of much intelligence, worth and Capability, having generously undertakes to be coadjutor, pioneer even, and amanuensis in this Enterprise,—I have advised him to address the enclosed Petition to your Lordship;1 by whose goodness, I need not doubt, he will be admitted speedily to the scene of his charitable to me most valuable labours.

I spoke yesterday with Mr Lemon & Mr Lechmore,2 fully explaining the matter to them; who indicated this as the regular manner of proceeding; and politely assured me that there would not be on their part the least difficulty.

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