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HUNT, Henry (1773-1835). Radical [called Orator Hunt].
Autograph Letter Signed to William Bryant, 3 pages 4to Lamb Inn, Bath, 'Wednesday Eveng' no date [postmarked 5 November 1818]. A lengthy diatribe denouncing Samuel Romilly (1757-1818, lawyer and politician).
'... That he never held up his Head or looked any Man in the face, was an indication of the gloomy sensations of his mind. I am sorry for the relatives of the Man, but as a Real Reformer I cannot but console myself with the reflection that the Friends of Universal Suffrage have lost a most dreaded Enemy, an implacable Foe, & a most dangerous opponent. ...'
Provenance: from a collection formed by A.M. Broadley in 1903.
[No: 24855]


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