1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Jackson Pratt

Horace Walpole to William Cole, 1 June 1782; Letters, ed. Cunningham (1906) 8:227.



The Fair Circassian was written by a Mr. Pratt, who has published several works under the name of Courtney Melmoth. The play might have been written by Cumberland, it is bad enough.