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Warren Hastings, Esq. - - -

To John Johnson, Esq. May 20, 1792. On the post-
ponement of his Ordination, &c. - -

Hayley's visit to Cowper, and his account of it .

Sonnet addressed by Cowper to Mrs. Unwin - -

Mrs. Unwin's paralytic attack . - -

Kind attentions of Hayley - - . . .

To Lady Hesketh. May 24, 1792. Seizure and state of
Mrs. Unwin - - - - -

To the same. May 26, 1792. State of Mrs. Unwin -

Lines addressed to Dr. Austen . - - -

To Mrs. Bodham. June 4, 1792. On the postponement

of Mr. Johnson's Ordination - - -

To William Hayley, Esq. June 4, 1792. State of Mrs.

Unwin - - - - - -

To the same. June 5, 1792. On the same subject -

To the same. June 7, 1792. On the same subject -

To the same. June 10, 1792. On the same subject;

Lines addressed to Dr. Darwin - -

Origin of Darwin's Poem of the “Botanic Garden”

To Lady Hesketh. June 11, 1792. On his growing

correspondence; improvement in Mrs. Unwin's

health; events of the past two months; arrival of

Mr. Johnson - - - -

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To William Hayley, Esq. June 19, 1792. State of Mrs.
Unwin; Ice-islands and cold summers; proposed
visit to Hayley at Eartham . - -

Remarks on a supposed change in the climate, with pas-

sages from Cowper's translation of a Poem of Milton's

on that subject • - - -

To William Hayley, Esq. June 27, 1792. Intended

journey to Eartham; Catharina, on her marriage to

George Courtenay, Esq. - - -

To the same. July 4, 1792. Suspension of his literary
labours; his solicitude for Mrs. Unwin; his visit to
Weston Hall - - -
To the same. July 15, 1792. On the proposed journey
to Eartham; translations from Milton; portrait of
Cowper by Abbot - - - -

To Thomas Park, Esq. July 20, 1792. On the obstacles

to his literary engagements; reference to Cowper's

drawings, and to the Olney Hymns - - -

To William Hayley, Esq. July 22, 1792. Preparations

for the journey to Eartham e • -

To the Rev. William Bull. July 25, 1792. On his sit-

ting to Abbot for his portrait; his intended journey

to Eartham e e - -

To William Hayley, Esq. July 29, 1792. His terror

at the proposed journey; resemblance of Abbot's

portrait - e - - -

To the Rev. John Newton. July 30, 1792. State of

Mrs. Unwin ; intended journey to Eartham ; recol-

lections awakened by Mr. N.'s visit to Weston

To the Rev. Mr. Greatheed. Aug. 6, 1792. Account

of his journey to Eartham, and situation there

To Mrs. Courtenay. Aug. 12, 1792. Particulars of the

journey to Eartham, and description of the place

To Samuel Rose, Esq. Aug. 14, 1792. Invitation to

Eartham e e e - - -

To the same. Aug. 18, 1792. Cowper wishes him t
join the party at Eartham e e e -
To Mrs. Courtenay. Aug. 25, 1792. Epitaph on Fop;

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To Mrs. Courtenay. Sept. 10, 1792. Reference to the
French Revolution ; state of Mrs. Unwin ; remem-

brances to friends at Weston * - -

Departure from Eartham - • - -

To William Hayley, Esq. Sept. 18, 1792. Cowper's

feelings on his departure - - -

To the same. Sept. 21, 1792. Particulars of his journey

and arrival at Weston - - - -

To the same. Oct. 2, 1792. Unsuccessful attempt at

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To John Johnson, Esq. Oct. 22, 1792. Reflections on

Ji's sitting for his picture

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To William Hayley, Esq. Oct. 28, 1792. Cowper com.

plains of his unfitness for literary labour, and the

grievance that Milton is to him ; sonnet addressed to

Romney

To John Johnson, Esq. Nov.5, 1792. Cowper's opinion,

of his Homer

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To Samuel Rose, Esq. Nov. 9, 1792. Hindrances to his

literary labours ; Mrs. Unwin's situation and his own

depression of spirits; he consents to the prefixing

his portrait to a new edition of his poems

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To the Rev. John Newton. Nov. 11, 1792. Apology

for not writing to him; his gloomy state of mind 103

To John Johnson, Esq. Nov. 20, 1792. Thanks him

for his verses ; his engagement to supply the new

clerk of Northampton with an annual copy of verses ;

reference to his indisposition

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To William Hayley, Esq. Nov. 25, 1792. Acknowledg-

ment of his friendship; his acceptance of the office

of Dirge-writer to the new clerk of Northampton

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To the Rev. John Newton. Dec. 9, 1792. Reasons for

not being in haste with Milton; injurious effect of

the season on his spirits

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To Joseph Hill, Esq. Dec, 16, 1792. Political reflec-

tions with reference to the quesiton of Parliamentary

Reform, reformation of the Church, and the rights of

Catholics and Dissenters

First agitation of the question of Parliamentary Reform . 110

To Thomas Park, Esq. Dec. 17, 1792. Obstacles to his

writing while at Mr. Hayley's, and since his return

home ; on Johnson's intention of prefixing his portrait

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Anecdote of Mrs. Boscawen
To William Hayley, Esq. Dec. 26, 1792. The year '92
a most melancholy one to bim

ib.
To Thomas Park, Esq. Jan. 3, 1793. Introduction of

Mr. Rose to bim; Cowper refers to a remedy recom-

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