A poem written by Stephen Duck, Esq; Born in the Parish of Caln in the Year 1705. A Thresheer in a Barn in the County of Wilts, at the Wages of Four Shillings and Six-Pence a Week; which were publickly read in the drawing-room at Windsor Castle on Friday the 11th of September 1730. to her Majesty, who was thereupon most graciously pleased to take the Author into her Royal Protection, by allowing him a Salary of Four Score Pounds a Year, and a small House at Richmond in Surrey to live in, for the better Support of himself and Family

Publication Date1731


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