I know why you do not write – you think you have nothing to say that is worth saying; and I am in the same predicament…
but I do as I would be done by, and hope that anything from me will give you the same pleasure as I have in anything from you.
My mother recovers gradually.
Lord Wentworth pleases me by his strong prepossession in your favour – he is proud of his future nephew.
And now – no more –
Seaham Hall (October 3 1815)
The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella Lady Noel Byron Ethel Colburn Mayne (London: Constable & Co Ltd 1929)