Thomas Gray to James Beattie, [8 March 1771]
Letter ID: letters.0624
Writer's age: 54
Addressee's age: 35
Date (on letter): [8th March, 1771]
Address (on letter): [Cambridge]
Incipit: The Minstrel came safe to my hands, and I return you my sincere thanks...
Availability: The original letter is unlocated, a copy, transcription, or published version survives
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