Basil Seal, that Man about Mayfair who Burke’s Peerage tells us is the second-cousin-once-removed of the late Enoch Soames (formerly of the Charlock’s Shade), was recently visited in St. Louis by two lady fellow subscribers of “America’s leading review of the arts and intellectual life“. Mr. Seal relates the tale herein, while the earnest Mrs. P. spills the beans in her own post.