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George Birkett to Thomas Gray, [after 8 October 1736]

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As you stay only a fortnight in Town, I may let you know your Bills have been ready more than 3 Months agoe which Bills I hope you will receive by this. What your indebted to ye Italian Master I do not certainly know. I have paid a Guinea to Senior Piatzzo, & wtever els upon account is due shall at proper time be discharged by

your very friend
Letter ID: letters.0033 (Source: TEI/XML)


Writer: Birkett, George, 1690-1745
Writer's age: 46[?]
Addressee: Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771
Addressee's age: 19


Date of composition: [after 8 October 1736]
Calendar: Julian


Place of composition: [Cambridge, United Kingdom]


Language: English
Incipit: As you stay only a fortnight in Town, I may let you know your Bills...

Holding Institution

College Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge , Cambridge, UK <>
Availability: The original letter is extant, but there is no further information about its availability; a photostat is in MS. Toynbee c.2, Bodleian Library, Oxford

Print Versions

  • Correspondence of Thomas Gray, 3 vols. Ed. by the late Paget Toynbee and Leonard Whibley, with corrections and additions by H. W. Starr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971 [1st ed. 1935], letter no. 30, vol. i, 53-54