Letter – Charles Grey to Willoughby Gordon – 19 Jan 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Jan 1824
Correspondent: Charles Grey
Recipient: Willoughby Gordon
Archive Source: DUL JGL A40 8-11
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Extract of a Letter from Earl Grey to Sir W. Gordon dated,

                                 				Govt House, Devonport, Jan 19. 1824 

My dear Sir

       This man seems determined to bring matters to an issue with me, and for the reasons I gave you in my last letter, viz. that his family deny his Insanity & that he is received into Society - I think the shortest and the best way will be to indulge him if he persists in what appears to be his present intuition.  But I put myself into your Hands with the most implicit confidence that you will be scrupulously careful of my honor.

       I this morning received the letter of which the enclosed is a Copy. [annotated: ‘(See pg 27 for Copy.)’ which refers to the letter of  17 Jan from TWB to Grey]

         	To this the enclosed [annotated: ‘ (see pg 28)’ which refers to the letter of  19 Jan from Grey to TWB] is the only answer I can give, which I have to request you to take upon yourself the office of delivering.

[This letter was not included in the printed broadsheet]
JGL A40/9.

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