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Sotheby (William) Letters
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Letters belonging to English poet and translator William Sotheby.
William Sotheby was an English poet and translator. He was born in London in 1757 to a wealthy family. He was educated at Harlow School and the Military Academy in Angers, France. He joined the army at 17 and served for several years before retiring and turning to his literary career. Sotheby married Mary Isted in 1780; they had seven kids. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1794. His works include: A song of triumph on the peace, 1814; Five tragedies, 1814; Farewell to Italy, and occasional poems, 1818; and Poems, 1825.
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