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|Named Person:||Thornton Leigh Hunt; Charles Lamb; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Benjamin Disraeli; William Cobbett; Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Lord|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leigh Hunt; Thomas Carlyle
|Description:||1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 23 x 38 cm. folded to 23 x 19 cm.|
Writes at length of his son Thornton and his impending visit to the Carlyles in Scotland. He lists various books and magazines he is sending: "'The Last Essays of Elia, ' you know I dare say this is the nom de guerre of Mr. Lamb ... I will send you a new translation ... of Goethe's Faust ... a treatise just published by Mr. D'Israeli on the Spirit of Judaism - a subject which, as he is of Jewish origin, it is to be supposed he may handle as much con amore, as Cobbett does, con odio." He goes on to describe Cobbett's animus against the Jews, and a recent incident involving a misunderstanding with Francis Jeffrey.