Wills Hill, Marquess of Downshire

Standard Name: Downshire, Wills Hill,,, Marquess of
Used Form: Earl of Hillsborough


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Friends, Associates Charlotte Forman
John Wilkes became her staunch friend and patron: she built this relationship herself through the wit, charm, and pathos of her letters. Another patron, the Earl of Hillsborough , proved disappointing as a source of...
Textual Production Charlotte Forman
These letters are now in the British Library among Add. MS 30869-30871. One of them was printed by John Almon in his edition of Wilkes's Correspondence, 1805.
Gold, Joel J. “’Buried Alive’: Charlotte Forman in Grub Street”. Eighteenth-Century Life, No. 1, pp. 28 -45.
During these years she sent Wilkes...


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