Letter from Alexander Pope to his friend and legal advisor William Fortescue, largely concerning Pope's ongoing feud with
Alexander Pope (May 21, 1688 - May 30, 1744) was one of the most influential and successful writers of the eighteenth century,
despite a physical disability and his Catholic faith during a Protestant regime. Pope participated in the first stirrings
of the modern copyright system by engaging himself with the question of literary propriety and ownership as an alternative
to private patronage.
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