Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, [25 April 1764]
I am obliged to you for your enquiries after me. I am indeed not well, tho' recover'd in a great degree, & able to go about as usual. it will be about a fortnight, before I can come to Town: therefore if Ld Herbert should be ripe within a week or ten days, I could wish to see him at Cambridge, for I am impatient to be better acquainted with him, & by this long delay should expect additions to the Manuscript, tho' of what kind I can not imagine.
By the Camb: Fly, Queen's Head, Grey's-Inn-Lane.
GBR/1058/GRA/3/4/94, College Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge , Cambridge, UK <http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/>
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