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PERCY, Thomas (1729-1811). Writer and bishop of Dromore.
Autograph Letter Signed to [Thomas] Astle (1735-1803, archivist and book collector), 1 page 4to with postscript on the reverse, no place, 23 March 1763. Regretting that the bad weather would prevent him from coming to the [British] Museum, and arranging a visit to David Garrick for the following day.
'... We must be at Mr. Garrick's by 8 o'clock otherwise we shall have no time for conversation be so good then as to let me find you at Mundy's Coffee-house in Maiden Lane near Covent Garden a little before 8 o'clock: Mr. Garrick lives in Southampton Street just by.
 'PS If you have recd. Dr Birch's Copy of Langbain wch. he promised me, please to bring it with you. ...'
Provenance: from a collection formed by A.M. Broadley in 1903.
[No: 24686]

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