London, South Kensington
22 November 2002
HAZLITT, William (1778-1830). Autograph letter signed ('Wm Hazlitt') to unidentified recipients ('Gentlemen'), n.p., n.d., communicatin news of 'an arrangement' he hopes to make 'respecting a new volume of Essays from the London Magazine (which I cannot do till I have finished something I am about)', which will enable him to pay off a debt, 'and also the sum of thirty pounds for the copyright of the articles', one page, 4to, tipped onto guard.
Hazlitt was constantly short of money, and is reported never to have written anything unless he was in immediate need of funds.
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