Autograph Note in the third person, asking Messrs.Cadell & Davies to send copies of The Velvet Cushion to Mr.Roberts, Lord Gambier, three bishops and Mr.Gisborne, and to the Reviews as appropriate. 1 page 4½ x 3½ inches, central spindle hole, traces of mounting. Undated. The Rev.John William Cunningham (1780-1861), Vicar of Harrow. The Velvet Cushion, the memoirs of a vicarage cushion, first published in 1814, was an evangelical account of the Church of England since the Reformation, and achieved considerable popular success.