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MARRYAT, Frederick (1792-1848). Novelist and Captain in the Royal Navy.
Autograph Letter Signed to Chamin, 3 pages 16mo, laid down on the remains of an album leaf, no place, no date. An amusing and gossipy letter, touching on several mutual friends.
'... The Throat ache must be ascribed to the confounded lies you have been telling to induce people to swallow the Martin but they were not such Gulls as to take your stinking fish. Martins may catch flies but not Votes. I hope he spent plenty of monty. Barton has been making a nice ass of himself at the Tower Hamlets. ...'

[No: 20535]


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