BERKELEY, George. 16270

£200

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Autograph Letter Signed ‘G.Berkeley’, confirming Dr. Percy’s “readiness to patronize depressed genius”, and putting forward the case of a young gentleman from Alnwick, an apothecary’s apprentice, whom Berkeley himself recommends to his correspondent. 3 pp. 9 x 7 inches, fine. Canterbury, 22 July 1773. George Berkeley, Vicar of Bray, who became a prebendary at Canterbury in 1771. He was the son of George Berkeley D.D. (1685-1753), Bishop of Cloyne.