Autograph letter signed : Fox Ghyle, to [J.A. Hessey], 1824 Apr. 19.

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De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859. Autograph letter signed : Fox Ghyle, to [J.A. Hessey], 1824 Apr. 19.

Autograph letter signed : Fox Ghyle, to [J.A. Hessey], 1824 Apr. 19.

His publishers, about some proofs and a manuscript, and referring to his opium addiction: " ... I have been reduced to this miserable dilemma: if I take no laudanum, I am in a state of semi-distraction--and cannot arrange my old thoughts, still less pursue fresh trains of thought: --on the other hand, if I take some 12 or 15 drops of laudanum--a violent indigestion comes on in 2 or 3 hours, and after that a return of bilious symptoms ..." In a postscript he discusses recent work of Lamb and Hazlitt.

1 item (4 p.) ; 22.8 cm.

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