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BARHAM RH - Autograph Letter Signed

  • £50.00

Richard Harris BARHAM (1788-1845)

Autograph Letter Signed ("R.H. Barham") to an unnamed correspondent. 

2 pages 8vo with integral blank leaf, Amen Corner, Monday Morning, n.d.

Asking his correspondent "not to fix on Saturday for the Tower visit. I have, I find, a duty to do at one on that day which would of course interfere with the visit; if if can be managed on any other day it will be a very great convenience to me."

The witty clergyman R.H. Barham was for many years a canon of St. Paul's Cathedral, with his residence at Amen Corner. A contributor to periodicals and a founder of the Garrick Club, he was the author of the very popular Ingoldsby Legends, a collection of myths, legends, folklore and mystery, with elements of the grotesque and supernatural, written in both verse and prose. The best-known is the poem The Jackdaw of Rheims, about a jackdaw who steals a cardinal's ring and is ultimately made a saint.

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