Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1740 Dec. 27.

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1740 Dec. 27.

Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to the Earl of Orrery, 1740 Dec. 27.

Indicating that he has sent him a copy of the book; stating that he has no way of confirming the authenticity of the letters since he has no originals to compare them to, and thus officially refuses to be involved in any editorial sense; indicating that he will take legal action if another unauthorized edition is printed in England; asserting his affection for Swift despite the unfortunate circumstances that have involved them.

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

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