1715 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Hughes

Godfrey Kneller to John Hughes, 24 August 1715; Duncombe, ed. Letters by Several Eminent Persons (1772; 1773) 1:131-32.



I had your most obligin letre, with the most acceptable present of Mr. Spencer's worcks, wishing I had knowen of a subscription, and hope you will give me an opportunity of showing my obligation, and that I may deserve (in sume degree) your so favourable good opinion you have of, Sir,
Your most humble and
most obedient obliged servant,
G. KNELLER.