TC TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE ROYAL LITERARY FUND ; 25 November 1853; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18531125-TC-GCRLF-01; CL 28: 323
TC TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE ROYAL LITERARY FUND
About a dozen years ago, I had some occasional intercourse with the late Mr Hume;1 who used to call upon me (not to much purpose) for advice or encouragement about his Poems &c. He was then a young man of cheerful, innocent and amiable ways; not without vivacity of intellect, and a perceptible talent for Scotch verses. For the rest, I always understood him to be assiduous in his professional business, and a man of perfect respectability in all his social relations. Of Mrs Hume2 I only heard; heard, however, nothing but good.
5. Cheyne Row, Chelsea
25 Novr, 1853—