Surrender of copyright : manuscript, 1732 July 22.

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Surrender of copyright : manuscript, 1732 July 22.

Surrender of copyright : manuscript, 1732 July 22.

Document in which Swift surrenders all his rights to "several scattered papers in prose and verse," which had been published in Dublin by George Faulkner, to Matthew Pilkington who is then to give them to William Bowyer for publication.

1 leaf ; 18 cm.

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Pilkington, Matthew, approximately 1700-1774

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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...

Faulkner, George, 1699?-1775

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Bowyer, William, 1699-1777

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William Bowyer (1699-1777) was the only son of printer William Bowyer (1663-1737). He studied as a sizar at St. John's College, Cambridge, but did not take a degree. Bowyer was printer for the Royal Society and printed votes for the House of Commons as well as some of his own works. From the description of William Bowyer papers, 1674-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146577 Epithet: the younger, printer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...