London, South Kensington
22 May 1998
BRYAN WALLER PROCTER (1787-1874)
One-page autograph letter signed ("BM Procter") to T. N. Talfourd, Russell Square, 8°, 56 Chancery Lane, Saturday, [c. 1833], mentioning Charles Lamb, "I shall have great pleasure in dining with you on Tuesday at 5. I shall be glad to shake hands with you & Lamb." Also refers to the publisher J. T. Rutt, Talfourd's father-in-law and Crabb Robinson's friend, and Chas. Cowden Clarke who introduced Keats to Leigh Hunt.
One-page autograph letter signed ("B.W. Procter") to T. N. Talfourd, 5 Inner Temple Lane, 8°, 25 Store Street, Bedford Square, Friday, [n.y.], "W. Wordsworth gave me his card & invited me to "No 25 Queen Anne Street - I sent a friend there with my Dramatic Scenes, but he could not find him out - Is it Queen Anne St. near Portland Place?"
With 7 other autograph letters from Bryan Procter and one from Anne Procter, to T. N. Talfourd, James T. Fields, John Howard Payne and others, together 11 pages, concerning literary and domestic matters. (10)
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