William Combe letters and manuscript page, circa 1805-1806.


William Combe letters and manuscript page, circa 1805-1806.

The collection consists of three items: letter to Dear sir, circa 1805, accompanying verses for two prints, and commenting on a prospectus; letter to Jesse Foot, 6 March 1806, directing him to ask Isaac Read for information about Arthur Murphy; also, manuscript page of text, undated, with heading The English Constitution.

3 items.

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Combe, William, 1742-1823

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William Combe was a British author of comedic and satirical poetry and imaginary letters. Employed as a propagandist by the Pitt Government from 1788-1806. He spent the later years of his life frequently imprisoned for debt. From the guide to the William Combe receipt, November 19, 1801, (Ohio University) British author, known as Dr. Syntax. From the description of Letters to "My Dear Sir" and Mr. B. Cooke, 1762-1820. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Bo...

Foot, Jesse, 1744-1826

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English surgeon. From the description of Papers, 1810-1826, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35070536 ...