Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, [1738] Oct. 19.

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, [1738] Oct. 19.

Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, [1738] Oct. 19.

Expressing some resignation as to the fate of his letters in Ireland; commenting on his absence from England and his health; describing Lord Bolingbroke's departure from the neighborhood and finances.

1 item (3 p.), bound ; 23.2 cm.

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