Rome that I first had the honour of becoming acquainted with your Grace, and of observing your extensive local information on the subject in which I was then engaged; I ventured at that time to congratulate myself on the prospect of offering to you the result of my observations, feeling that independently of any classical merit you might judge the work to possess, you would well know how to appreciate the labour and researches especially require dfor accomplishing it. I remian, My Lord Duke, With sentiments of high esteem, Your Grace s Most faithful and obedient Servant, RICHARD BURGESS. London August 16. ISS l. (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)
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