Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London, n.d., probably November or December 1770], to David Garrick, 1770, November.

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Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London, n.d., probably November or December 1770], to David Garrick, 1770, November.

Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London, n.d., probably November or December 1770], to David Garrick, 1770, November.

Criticizing Purcell's music to Dryden's King Arthur, and suggesting that some of it be replaced by compositions of his own.

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Dryden, John, 1631-1700

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John Dryden, 1631-1700, was an influential English poet, literary critic, and playwright, who dominated the literary life of Restoration England. From the description of John Dryden Letter to Elizabeth Steward, 1698-1699. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 147971227 From the guide to the John Dryden Letter to Elizabeth Steward, 1698-1699, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) Epithet: poet and dramatist...