Me & Mr Atkinson waited on Mr John Smith pursuant to appointment, and had the mortification to learn that he had seen my Lord Sidmouth, & that his Lordship had told Mr Smith that to the Communications he had to make "he had no Answer to give" in fact Ld. S has not deigned to give any Answer to the Communication which Mr Smith has thought
I am Dear Sir
To Mr Woodhouse
Lion & Unicorn
This letter can be found at HO 42/163. Henson was arrested in London the following day.