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Poems on several subjects [electronic resource] / written by Stephen Duck, lately a poor thresher in a barn, in the county of Wilts, at the wages of four shillings and six-pence per week: ; which were publickly read in the drawing-room at Windsor-Castle, on Friday the 11th of September, 1730, to Her Majesty; who was thereupon most graciously pleased to take the author into her royal protection, by allotting him a salary of thirty pounds per annum, and a small house in Richmond in Surrey to live in, for the better support of himself and family.

Author/Creator:
Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756., author
Publication:
Boston: : Printed and sold by S. Kneeland and T. Green., 1732.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (24 pages)
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 3531.
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Subjects:
Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756.
Form/Genre:
Poems -- 1732.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Not in Evans or Bristol.
"Some account of the author's life."--p. 2-3.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 3531).
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Evans 3531
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