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SMITH, Sydney (1771-1845). Author and wit.
Autograph Letter Signed to William Roscoe (1753-1831, historian and patron of the arts), 1 page 4to with address-leaf, 18 Orchard Street, 2 February 1808. The address is written and franked by J.W. Ward, probably John William Ward (1781-1833, politician, later earl of Dudley).
'I am very much obliged by the gift of your pamphlet upon peace. I entirely agree with you on the main point. I have no doubt but that I shall receive the same pleasure from the perusal of this Work, which I have experienced from all your pen has produced.'

£125 [No: 25350]
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