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Poems on several subjects: written by Stephen Duck, lately a poor thresher in a Barn in the County of Wilts, at the Wages of Four Shillings and Six Pence per Week: which were publickly read by The Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield, in the Drawing-Room at Windsor Castle, on Friday the 11th of September, 1730, to Her Majesty. Who was thereupon most graciously pleased to take the author into her royal protection, by allowing him a Salary of Thirty Pounds per Annum, and a small House at Richmond in Surrey, to live in, for the better Support of Himself and Family.

  • Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756.
Date
M.DCC.XXX. [1730]
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Publication/Creation

London : printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane; and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, M.DCC.XXX. [1730]

Physical description

32p. ; 80.

Edition

The third edition, corrected.

References note

ESTC T89759

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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  • English


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