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Letter from B.R. Haydon to William Seguier, dated 1842, responding to the accusation that he quarrels 'with all Men who are most disposed to serve me'.
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Private

London Barwood
(illegible) 1842

It is no reason because one man behaves rudely to another he should return it - you accused me of quarrelling with all Men who are most disposed to serve me - this is unjust - I never quarrelled with Lord Mulgrave, Thomas Hope, Lord Egremont, Lord Grey, Lord Melbourne, the Duke of Cleveland, Duke of Sutherland,Lord Francis Egerton, Duke of Devonshire, Lord Dover, Duke of Bedford (late)
as present,