1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Abraham Portal

Isaac Reed, in Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse (1782) 1:359.



ABRAHAM PORTAL. Was the son of a clergyman, and lately a goldsmith and jeweller on Ludgate-Hill. He is at present a bookseller in the Strand, and has wrote three dramas, called,

1. Olindo and Sophronia. T. 8vo. 1758.
2. The Indiscreet Lover. C. 8vo. 1768.
3. The Cady of Bagdad. C. O. 1778.
The Songs only are printed.