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Letter from T. Bennet to unnamed recipient.
A letter from T. Bennet to unnamed recipient. Discusses "the suspicion that has been raised that an imprinted book of the subject of Religion" was "purloined." Bennet calls this "the most unlikely thing in the world;" there is "nothing like it at present either at the Tower or at the Chapel of the Rolls." Bennet asks his addressee to offer his opinion. Postscript states that a "messenger shall call for this paper, with your answer tomorrow abt. one of ye clock."
Thomas Bennet (1664/5-1706) was a London bookseller, Half-Moon in St. Paul's Churchyard. See Henry R. Plomer, A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1668 to 1725, 29, and Norma Hodgson and Cyprian Blagden, The Notebook of Thomas Bennet and Henry Clemens (1686-1719), 3-6.
Lightly soiled and bent at edges.