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Letter from the Poet Laureate John Dryden to Laurence Hyde Earl of Rochester and First...

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KDC441022
Title
Letter from the Poet Laureate, John Dryden, to Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester and First Lord of the Treasury, begging for his salary for half a year and also asking for a post in the Customs or Excise, 1682-3 (pen & ink on paper)
Artist
Dryden, John (1631-1700) / English
Location
Private Collection
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Date
C17th AD
Description

John Dryden (1631-1700) English poet, satirist and writer, Poet Laureate (1668-89); facsimile from 'Facsimiles of Royal, Historical & Literary Autographs in the Department of Manuscripts', British Museum, 4th series, printed for the Trustees, 1898; Add.MS.17017, f.49.;

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Bridgeman Images
Keywords
employment / salary / holograph / handwriting / job / poet laureate / autograph / asking / letter / request / facsimile / poet / pay / writing / wages / signature / john dryden / dryden / Drawing / Mzdrawing

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