1729 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

James Thomson

Edward Young to Joseph Spence, 1 April 1729; Spence, Anecdotes, ed. Singer (1820) 389.



DEAR SIR.
I Promised my Friend Mr. Tomson who is now finishing his Subscription in Oxford, all the advantages I could give him; for which reason I beg you to introduce him to so valuable an acquaintance as Yours. Which freedom I hope You will pardon in
Dear Sir
Your most obedient
and faithful Servant,
E. YOUNG.