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QUENNELL, Sir Peter Courtney (1905-1993). Writer & editor.
Autograph Letter Signed to T.H. Hutchinson in Dublin, 1½ pages 8vo with envelope, on writing-paper of The Cornhill Magazine, 50 Albemarle Street, 28 July no year. Discussing an incident related in his Byron: the Years of Fame.
'... The story I have always accepted is that Byron went to a party given by Lady Sitwell & there saw Miss Wilmot wearing a black dress sewn with spangles, & came home & wrote the poem after a large glass of brandy. ...'

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