NPG 2515(29) (1a)
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|Letter from William Godwin to William Brockedon, dated 4 September 1832, stating that he never met Oliver Goldsmith and telling him what he knows of Mr Prior.|
No.44, Gown Place
My dear sir
I feel myself flattered by this application to me respecting the biography of Goldsmith.
I never saw him, being just eighteen years of age at the time of his death.
Allow me also to observe that I know almost as much of Mr Prior as I have the pleasure to do of you, having seen him nearly the same number of times. I happened to be present at his interview with Northcote, & then & since put myself forward to give him all the information I could.