1804 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Hester Mulso Chapone

Anna Laetitia Barbauld, in "Life of Mr. Richardson" Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, ed. Barbauld (1804) 1:cxcvii.



Miss MULSO was a favourite correspondent of Richardson; he loved to draw out her reasoning powers, then beginning to unfold themselves. He engaged her in a controversy on the measure of filial obedience; but her part of it, with the rest of her letters, was withdrawn from the collection after Richardson's death.