Earl of Cork, Letter to Messrs. Dodsley
John Boyle Orrery letter, to Messrs. Dodsley, [not before 1754] : manuscript / Corke.

Creator:
Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762.
Physical Description:
1 item (1 page) ; 20 x 19 cm
Notes:
John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork (1707-1762), writer, friend of Swift, Pope and Johnson.
In English.
Purchased from A.R. Heath, October 2017.
Date based on beginning of partnership of Robert and James Dodsley
Dodsley spelled "Dodseley" in the address.
Abstract:
Autographed letter signed by John Boyle, 5th Earl of Cork, and addressed to the booksellers Messrs. Dodsley on the subject of Horace Walpole. He commences the letter by asking to see any work by "Mr Walpole": "I am told of one that it is very difficult to be procured". He says that he met "Mr Walpole" many years ago at Houghton when he was treated with “honours and civility," but has never had "an opportunity of improving my acquaintance with him" but would "you oblige me to the highest degree in trying to let me have one of his books". Signed "Corke".
Topics:
Booksellers and bookselling--England--London.
Topics:
R. and J. Dodsley.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797.
Language:
English
Genre:
Correspondence.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
LWL Mss File 140
Orbis Record:
13330158
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36215
Citation:
John Boyle Orrery Letter to Messrs. Dodsley. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16649420
PID:
digcoll:4581045