Autograph letter signed : Leicester, to the Earl of Pembroke, 1709 June 13.

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Autograph letter signed : Leicester, to the Earl of Pembroke, 1709 June 13.

Autograph letter signed : Leicester, to the Earl of Pembroke, 1709 June 13.

Noting that he has "an Ailment incommodius for Riding"; mentioning Sir Andrew Fountaine, "an old Roman Floor," and a dispute about "three Saxon Coins"; asking him to send him "a Commission to be Captn of a Man of War of fifty Guns for a Fortnight"; observing that he "allways thought Ships had Rats enough of their own without being troubled with Py-Rats"; wishing that "Your Excellency will order Your Fleets to beat the French this Summer, that we may have a Peace about Michaelmas, and see Your Lordship again in Ireland by Spring."

1 item (2 p., with address) ; 19.2 cm.

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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