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Count Piper's packet: being a choice and curious collection of manuscript papers, in prose and verse; that were found bundled under a bench upon Duke Humphry's Walk in St. James's Park, on Tuesday the first of August 1732, by a pensioner of Chelsea-Hospital. Containing (among many other Valuable Pieces, never before Published) viz. An Epistle to the Ladies at O-xb-gh in Nfolk, written by a Knight of the Bth. An Ode upon the E. of Snd-d's Marriage. Another upon Lady, Rch's Singing at the D-ss of M-'s. Capt. J-n to Miss Tw-n A Poem occasion'd by an Apothecary in Pall-Mall, his extravagant Bill to a Celebrated Poet. The Welch Gentleman, a famous Ballad, sung before the Society of the Antient Britons, at their Annual Feast held at Leatherseller's-Hall on the first of March last. A small Number of the most refin'd Jests and Witticisms of the first Wits of Quality and others, carefully collected and compiled by the Ingenious and Facetious Mr. Brtt. Verses by the Hon. Miss Sl--p--r. A Dialogue between Mrs. Ellit at St. James's, and Poet G--rd--n. A Dialogue between a Man and his Wife, to be set to Musick. The Humours of Somerset - House Bowling-Green. A merry Description of a Sunday. An admirable Poem on a Lady's Favourite Cat. A Satyrical Description of the present terrible Vacation throughout London and Westminster, address'd to all disconsolate Lawyers, Shop-Keepers, Vintners, and others. By Mr. Lawrence Roy-r.

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M.DCCXXXII. [1732]
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London : printed for T. Walton, in Long-Acre: and sold by the booksellers and pamphlet-shops of London and Westminster, M.DCCXXXII. [1732]

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[2],62p. ; 8⁰.

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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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ESTC T106279

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