Letter: Briefly

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The Independent Online
IN 'Dangerous Visions' (Business, 5 June) Nicholas Faith comments that: 'In the early 19th century, Thomas Nash went broke at least once in developing the part of London that included Regent's Park and Regent Street . . .' The Elizabethan satirist Thomas Nash had his troubles and may well have envisioned the future development of London in his lost comedy The Isle of Dogs, but it was the Regency architect John Nash who planned Regent Street and the villas and terraces of Regent's Park.

David Crawford, Bromley, Kent

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