The benevolent man : a life of Ralph Allen of Bath / Benjamin Boyce.


Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1967.

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Subjects Allen, Ralph, 1694-1764.
Bath (England) -- Biography.
Postal service -- Great Britain -- History.
Description xiv, 304 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The beginnings : Ralph Allen and early Bath -- Introduction to the post office, 1712-1720 -- Young businessman and city father, 1721-1728 -- Stone, hospitals, deputy postmasters, and money, 1729-1734 -- The larger life : Alexander Pope and Timon's opposite, 1734-1740 -- Prior Park, 1741-1742 -- The end of the friendship with Pope, 1743-1745 -- Squire Allen becomes Squire Allworthy, 1745-1749 -- The ordinary life of the famous Mr. Allen, 1750-1753 -- At three score years, 1754-1756 -- The benevolent man supports the great commoner, 1757-1760 -- The final, troubled years, 1761-1764.
Geographic Area Great Britain
England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)400679
(OCoLC)ocm00400679
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Boyce, Benjamin, 1903-1997.
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