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Letter from John Andrews to William Barrell, 28 January 1774

Letter from John Andrews to William Barrell, 28 January 1774

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  • In this letter to William Barrell dated 28 January 1774, Jonathan Andrews informs Barrell that he is forwarding a copy of Phillis Wheatley's book via ship, and he offers the opinion that the author is holding back a number of poems to "have ye benefit of another volume."  A second volume of poetry never appeared, as Phillis failed to obtain the necessary number of subscriptions to finance its publication.

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