4 July 1792

Hugh Worthington, Highbury Place, to Mary Hays, Gainsford Street, 4 July 1792.1

Dear Madam,

Thro’ sad stupidity, I proposed in ye note on Sunday to drink tea wth you on friday next, whereas on that day by long appointment I am to be at Rickmansworth;2 do throw ye mantle of forgiveness over such blockishness, & give me a dose of Logic next time, to clarify my Brain.

If perfectly convenient, I beg leave to wait on yr worthy Family on Friday sennight, & with great respect subscribe myself at all times

Yr much Indebted Servt

H. Worthington


Highbury Place

Wedny, July 4th 92.

Address: Miss Hayes | Gainsford Street | Southwark


1 A. F. Wedd Collection, shelfmark 24.93(13), Dr. Williams's Library, London; Brooks, Correspondence 274.

2 A small village in southwest Hertfordshire, about twenty miles from central London.