T. D. Lawrence

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Life
?1730-?1810; grandson of Rt. Hon Henry Lawrence, President of Council, 1655, to whom Milton addressed a sonnet; published works for Sunday School at Lawrencetown, nr. Banbridge, co. Down, where he lived; schoolfellow of Goldsmith under Rev. Mr Hughes of Balymahon; distinguished at Battle of Minden, leading 20th Regt.; MS notes refer to assault on Lawrence by Hon. Pierce Butler who was tried on account of it, a report appearing in 1792; first work addressed to Bishop Percy; a poem addressed to Lawrence among Samuel Burdy’s works, with note praising Lawrence’s trans. of Horace and Lydia as finest extant; Miscellaneous Works (Dublin 1789), verse, reprinted with omissions and additions, 1806; a copy of the former in the BML containing MS notes. PI

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References
Belfast Central Public Library holds copy of Author of Miscellaneous Works (1789).

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