Manuscript note, [between 1745 and 1753].


Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Manuscript note, [between 1745 and 1753].

Manuscript note, [between 1745 and 1753].

An unsigned note (4 lines) reading: "These Letters and [these?] scraps in the handwriting of Dear Swift I mean to give to Andrew Fountaine Esqr. as trifling curiosities perhaps, in themselves, but curious so far as they are autographs of the celebrated wit and extraordinary man."

1 item (1 p.) ; 4.5 x 13.1 cm.

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Fountaine, Andrew, Sir, 1676-1753 (person)

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 (person)

The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...