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Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to William Fortescue, 1738 Sept. 8.

Author: Alexander Pope; William Fortescue
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Alexander Pope letters and documents (MA 561) item 16
Database:WorldCat
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Apologizing for not writing more often, but noting that "A Friend of so many years, has a Title too good, to stand in need of New Deeds & Writings at every turn." Mentioning that he has been in the company of Lord Bolingbroke for three weeks and praising him; mentioning that his old friend Jervas is to sail to Italy for his asthma; referencing his desire for a quiet life, and hoping the same for Fortescue.
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Named Person: Henry St John Bolingbroke, Viscount; Charles Jarvis; Henry St John Bolingbroke, Viscount; Charles Jarvis
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Pope; William Fortescue
OCLC Number: 701731947
Notes: Address panel with seal.
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Part of a large collection of letters and documents of Alexander Pope. Items within the collection have been described individually in separate catalog records; see collection-level record for more information.
Description: 1 item (2 p., with address) ; 23 cm.

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Apologizing for not writing more often, but noting that "A Friend of so many years, has a Title too good, to stand in need of New Deeds & Writings at every turn." Mentioning that he has been in the company of Lord Bolingbroke for three weeks and praising him; mentioning that his old friend Jervas is to sail to Italy for his asthma; referencing his desire for a quiet life, and hoping the same for Fortescue.

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