Letter from William Blake to Dr Trusler, 18 August 1799

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Full title:
Letter from William Blake to Dr Trusler, 18 August 1799
Created:
18 August 1799
Format:
Manuscript / Letter / Ephemera
Creator:
William Blake
Usage terms:
Public Domain
Held by:
British Library
Shelfmark:
Add MS 36498

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