Orford, Horace Walpole, fourth Earl of


Orford, Horace Walpole, fourth Earl of
(1717-1797)
   Sat in Parliament, 1741-1767; established a private press at Strawberry Hill, at which he printed his various works.
   Index: WM His statement regarding Townshend, 74; on fall of Quebec, 238.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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