Samuel Johnson

The Letters of Samuel Johnson, with Mrs. Thrale's genuine letters to him, Vol. 2: 1775-1782; Letters 370-821.1

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714. M. 5 Mar. '81. ⟨Thomas Cadell.⟩Adam.—Known to Hill only from an auction catalogue.


In making up my account for the lives, I desire that you will satisfy Mr Dilly for a set of Poets and lives which he sent on my account to Mrs Boswel, and a set of lives sent by him to Lord Hailes.

I am glad that the work is at last done.

  • I am, Sir, Your humble servant
  • Sam: Johnson

March. 5. 1781

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