Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, 11 February 1762
I have been in impatience eversince I saw your advertisement, & should have reminded you of your promise, had I not believed you would not forget me. I beg my copy may not be sewed (or at least not bound) because I intend to interleave it.
The Fly sets out for Cambridge every day from the Queens-Head in Gray's Inn Lane, & I am afraid there is no other conveyance, that comes from any place nearer to your house.
GBR/1058/GRA/3/4/86, College Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge , Cambridge, UK <http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/>
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