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vestry books of the united parishes of St. Edmund the King and St. Nicholas Acons, for entries relative to the family of Pope; and, understanding that the inquiry was for a literary purpose, no fee was charged—an instance of liberality which, though only suitable to the character of that learned and eminent divine, is well deserving of public acknowledgment. To Dr. William Beattie, the biographer of Campbell, the Editor is indebted for a series of invaluable assistance, in consulting books and manuscripts only accessible in London, and otherwise facilitating inquiries by his friendly zeal and extensive knowledge of literature.
Inverness, July 25, 1853.
CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
1. The Last Will and Testament of Alexander Pope, Esq.
2. Letter from Mr. George Arbuthnot to Martha Blount, on Pope's
3. The Will of Martha Blount
4. Plan of Pope's Garden and Grotto
5. Family of Mr. Edward Blount, Pope's Friend
6. List of Pope's Works.
7. Letters of Pope, Hugh Bethell, Ann Arbuthnot, and Teresa Blount 342