Letter: 1822 Jan. 12, Keswick, to David Laing, Edinburgh / Robert Southey. 1822.

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. Letter: 1822 Jan. 12, Keswick, to David Laing, Edinburgh / Robert Southey.

Letter: 1822 Jan. 12, Keswick, to David Laing, Edinburgh / Robert Southey. 1822.

Thanks Laing for a copy of Alexander Scott's poems, discusses his work on Quakerism, mentioning George Fox, discusses attacks made on him by Byron, his own poetic efforts, and the origin of the word flyting .

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