There is nothing in the smallest degree absurd or indecent in the application you make, especially as some one seems to have hoax’d you with the notion of my being a Banker! and I only wish that the state of my finance allow’d me to comply with your request. Unfortunately, however, this is not the case, & I therefore return Mr. Moxon’s note of hand, in the hope that you may be more successful in some other quarter. I am glad to find that Copy right is not quite a nullity, tho ite’s nearly so to me, & am not without expectations that it may experience some sort of revival, when the present political ferment is a little
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