"Porteous's Lodgings, 18 Duncan Street" [Edinburgh]: Sat. December 29, . A short, poignant note from the great essayist, memoirist, and biographer of the Lake Poets, begging to be excused from an engagement as his wife and daughter are sick. The small scrap of paper, without wax seal, suggest the author's..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Thos. De Quincey"), to "My Dear Sir"