Letter from Joseph Priestley to Anna Aikin
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June 13, 1769
Joseph Priestley writes to Anna L. Aikin of Warrington Academy about her poetry on Corsica for James Boswell and Samuel Johnson. Priestley also provides Aikin with an update on his own writing. "My piece on Perspective is nearly ready for the press," as Priestley explains. Aikin, as Anna Laetitia Barbauld, later publishes her own poetry and children's literature. Partial transcript included.
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