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Collection — Flat_Box: Archival Oversized Box S 4, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: MSS 16665
This collection contains a printed signed receipt for "two guineas" signed by Alexander Pope as, "being the first payment to the Subscription, for the Translation of Homer's Iliads; to be delivered in Quires, to the Bearer hereof, in the manner specify'd in the Proposals." The subscriber's name, Daniel Hayes, was filled in by Pope, who also signed the receipt slip on the bottom right. The manuscript is an oblong 8vo slip (83 X 148 mm) with a burn stain on the lower left that has...
- Language: English
- Library: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
- Names: Hayes, Daniel, 1649-1732