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The retort - an hieroglyphic epistle from the Revd. Dr. [Whitefield] to Saml. [Foote] Esqr. / J Hill, invt. seul.

The retort - an hieroglyphic epistle from the Revd. Dr. [Whitefield] to Saml. [Foote] Esqr. / J Hill, invt. seul.

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A satirical letter, rendered in rebus form, supposedly from Evangelical Methodist minister Dr. George Whitefield to playwright Samuel Foote. In his 1760 play, "The Minor", Foote mimicked Dr. Whitefield, causing a public uproar.

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01/01/1760
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