HARE, Augustus William. 6863



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Augustus W.Hare’, to Mr.Cadell in The Strand, discussing the corrections and additions which would be necessary for a new edition of the History of Greece by William Mitford (d.1827), but declining to supply “Criticisms of the Work” 4 pp. 7 x 9 inches, address panel, one hole at seal tear, otherwise in good condition. New College, Oxford, 18 April 1827. Augustus William Hare (1792–1834), Church of England clergyman and author. In 1827 with his brother Julius Charles Hare he published Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, a collection of essays and aphorisms inspired by Coleridge and Wordsworth. After his death many of his sermons were widely read, through the two volumes known as The Alton Sermons, or, Sermons to a Country Congregation, first published in 1837 and frequently reprinted.