Boyce, Samuel (DNB00)

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BOYCE, SAMUEL (d. 1775), dramatist, was originally an engraver, and held subsequently a place in the South Sea House. He is the author of 'The Rover, or Happiness at Last,' a dramatic pastoral, 4to, 1752, which was never acted, and 'Poems on several Occasions,' Lond. 1757, 8vo, a large-paper copy of which was in the Garrick sale. He died 21 March 1775.

[Baker, Reed, and Jones's Biographia Dramatica; Lowndes's Bibliographer's Manual.]

J. K.