January-September 1845

The Collected Letters, Volume 19


TC TO ROBERT BROWNING ; 8 February 1845; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18450208-TC-RB-01; CL 19: 27


Chelsea, Feb. 8, 1845

Long ago there was a project of snatching from some ungainly mortal who now holds a letter of Oliver Cromwell's, a copy of the same.1 This is now about to be actually wanted. I have just settled, after infinite confused tumbling about in the business that the Letters and Speeches of Oliver are straightway to come out as a separate book. … The Letters, etc., all that I know of, except that one and another, are now here with materials for the due annotations. …