"In a mood of depression he began his second King's Bench picture - Chairing the Member -which represents a scene acted on a waterbutt one evening in the prison as a dress rehearsal for a grand performance next day. The Marshall, who feared a disturbance, had stopped the proceedings, and losing his head, had sent for the Guards.": Eric George, The Life and Death of BRH p.188.

Tom Taylor reprints a congratulatory letter to BRH from Charles Lamb re Chairing p. 452