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CHESTERFIELD, P.D. Stanhope, 4th Earl of (1694-1773). Statesman, wit & letter-writer.
Letter Signed ('Chesterfield') in French to an unnamed correspondent ('Monsieur'), 1 page 4to, Whitehall, 28 November 1747. Assuring his correspondent that the outcome of the affair of the two Dutch warships has been satisfactorily concluded, as indicated in the accompanying letter from the Commissioners of the Admiralty (no longer present).
Chesterfield was at this time secretary for the Northern Department. The prospectus for Dr Johnson's Dictionary was addressed to him in this year.
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