Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, [1740] Oct. 17.

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, [1740] Oct. 17.

Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, [1740] Oct. 17.

Expressing and explaining his doubts as to the "whole transaction" [the clandestine publication of his letters]; describing the dishonest practices regarding publication of manuscripts that seem to go on on Orrery's "side of the water"; asking him to please revise any improper passages he notes in his or Swift's letters for the forthcoming edition.

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