Autograph letter signed from Edmond Malone, London, to John Nichols [manuscript], 1799 January 4.

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Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812,. Autograph letter signed from Edmond Malone, London, to John Nichols [manuscript], 1799 January 4.

Autograph letter signed from Edmond Malone, London, to John Nichols [manuscript], 1799 January 4.

The reference Nichols has given Malone for the G. [Gentleman's?] magazine is incorrect. Mentions an epitaph for Erasmus Dryden and Dr. Johnson's references to Swift in his Life of Dryden.

1 item (2 p.) ; 18 x 21 cm.

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