Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1736 Nov. 7.

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1736 Nov. 7.

Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1736 Nov. 7.

Indicating that he had written a long letter to Swift six weeks ago in which he stressed that he wished his letters placed in Orrery's care, to which Swift insisted he "would take care of them"; begging Orrery to obtain them by any means necessary; mentioning that the printing of his book has neared completion and "will come out by Lady-day next."

1 item (3 p.), bound ; 22.8 cm.

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Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762

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