Autograph Letter Signed ‘C.Colton’, to a solicitor in Tiverton, asking whether any steps had been taken as a result of his recent letter. 1 page 7 x 4.5 inches, with integral address leaf, minor defects only. 93 Fleet Street, London [postmarked 1816]. Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832), author of ‘Lacon, or many Things in a few Words addressed to those who think’ (1820, frequently reprinted), unwilling divine, sportsman, wine merchant, writer, eccentric, gambler and suicide. His published works include Remarks Critical and Moral on the Talents of Lord Byron (1819).