CHORLEY, Henry Fothergill, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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CHORLEY, Henry Fothergill (1808-1872). Writer & music critic.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 4 pages 8vo, 13 Eaton Place West, 7 August 1861. Evidently an apologia for having written a critical piece about his correspondent and stating that an interview would bring neither pleasure nor profit.
'... I can truly say, that is is no pleasure to mortify or to disappoint expectation & that I never wrote a line which i could not as willingly have signed as not - the solitary use of the anonymous being that it enables one, when in the world, to lay aside the weariness of a most unthankful calling ...'

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