Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, White Horse, Towcester, to Lord Lyttelton [manuscript], 1771 August 26 Sunday.

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, White Horse, Towcester, to Lord Lyttelton [manuscript], 1771 August 26 Sunday.

Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, White Horse, Towcester, to Lord Lyttelton [manuscript], 1771 August 26 Sunday.

After acknowledging his and Pod Pad's (Lyttelton's nickname for Mrs. Garrick) week at the sweetest place in England, he apologizes for taking away a volume of Dodsley's Miscellanie by mistake instead of another which he had borrowed from a friend and which Mrs. Montagu took to read. "I am writing with the nail of my little finger the pens are so bad ... "

2 leaves.

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Lyttelton, George Lyttelton, Baron, 1709-1773

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