Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, [14 February 1759]
To The Honble Horace Walpole
I have been confined at home for this last fortnight with a fit of the Gout, & was but just got out again in a great shoe, when I call'd on you. I go to Cambridge early tomorrow morning, & can not (I'm afraid) today have it in my power to see you. if you will write to me, I shall be glad. early in March I must of necessity be again in Town.
The Dean of Lincoln (Dr Green) who is Master of Benet College, Camb:, offers his service with great civility, if you chuse to have any letter or paper in their Library (wch, you know, abounds) transcribed for you.
GBR/1058/GRA/3/4/82, College Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge , Cambridge, UK <http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/>
- The Correspondence of Gray, Walpole, West and Ashton (1734-1771), 2 vols. Chronologically arranged and edited with introduction, notes, and index by Paget Toynbee. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1915, letter no. 210, vol. ii, 178-179
- The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence. Ed. by W. S. Lewis. New Haven, Conn.: Yale UP; London: Oxford UP, 1937-83, vols. 13/14: Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton i, 1734-42, Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Thomas Gray ii, 1745-71, ed. by W. S. Lewis, George L. Lam and Charles H. Bennett, 1948, vol. ii, 103
- Correspondence of Thomas Gray, 3 vols. Ed. by the late Paget Toynbee and Leonard Whibley, with corrections and additions by H. W. Starr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971 [1st ed. 1935], letter no. 289, vol. ii, 614