Introduction to Volume on Houghton and Robert Walpole (text in Latin)

Author Henry Bland British
Transcribed by Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford British

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Text in Latin begins: "Nihil opus est, mihi Lector, etc." and an inscription indicates that the text was composed by Henry Bland, a cleric who had been a classmate of Sir Robert Walpole's at Eton College (secondary school) then at King's College, Cambridge. In 1722 Bland was headmaster at Eton.

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