Swift collection of autograph manuscript poems and letters : Dublin, London, etc., 1667-1745 1699-1745.

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Swift collection of autograph manuscript poems and letters : Dublin, London, etc., 1667-1745 1699-1745.

Swift collection of autograph manuscript poems and letters : Dublin, London, etc., 1667-1745 1699-1745.

A collection of manuscript materials written by or attibuted to Jonathan Swift. The collection includes 5 poems, 5 prose pieces, and 3 letters in Swift's autograph; an additional 15 poems and 3 prose pieces not in Swift's autograph; a letter from St. George Ashe that is possibly addressed to Swift; 2 Church of Ireland documents signed by Swift; 2 engravings of Swift; and an unsigned note documenting the transfer of these papers from an unidentified holder to Swift's friend Sir Andrew Fountaine. Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 457.1-31).

1 box (32 items) : ill. ; size varies.

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Fountaine, Andrew, Sir, 1676-1753

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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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...