Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1740 Oct. 25.

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1740 Oct. 25.

Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1740 Oct. 25.

Further inquiries and comments into the publication of his letters, including mentioning the admission of Mrs. Whiteway that it "has long been the practise of the Dean & herself, to open each others Letters, & to stop some, both to & from him"; asking his opinion of the letters, and "whether there be any thing offensive" in his own; indicating his desire that he burn the volume if it contains anything inappropriate, and that he will pursue prosecution of the publisher; returning Mrs. Whiteway's letter which he had previously forwarded to him.

1 item (3 p.), bound ; 22.9 cm.

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Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762

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English biographer and friend of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and Samuel Johnson. From the description of Autograph notes : place not specified, 1744 or later. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534208 ...

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

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A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography, but there are numerous biographical and critical evaluations if more detailed information is required From the guide to the Verse translation of Book III, metre 9 of Boethius's, De consolatione philosophiae, by Alexander Pope, ca.1703-1704, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope can ...