This collection of letters by the poet Edward Jerningham (1737–1812) includes letters he wrote to his friends as well as letters he received from them. They offer an insider’s view into life in the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century. A prolific letter-writer, Jerningham had a wide circle of friends, including a number of aristocrats.
About the Author
W. A. Lewis Bettany (b. 1869) was a prominent editor and scholar. He is the editor of Johnson’s Table Talk, The Confessions of Lord Byron, and Edward Jerningham and His Friends: A Series of Eighteenth-Century Letters.