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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1667 - 1745

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet, and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"An Enquiry into the Behavior of the Queen's [Last?] Ministry, with Relation to Their Quarrells Among Themselves, and the Design Charged Upon Them of Altering the Succession of the Crown" (facsimile), [19--?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 50, Folder: GROUP 1730, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Facsimile of an AM, owned by Victor Rothschild, written in the hands of Swift and Esther Johnson (Stella), dated Jun, 1715.
Dates: [19--?]

Letter : Dublin, to Samuel Gerrard, at Gibstown, to be left at the Post House in Free H. Rockport, Navan, 1734-5 Feb 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 50, Folder: GROUP 1730, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding a purchase of land.
Dates: 1734-5 Feb 6

Note : to Mr. Grigsby, 1714 Jul 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 50, Folder: GROUP 1730, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: NS, written in an unidentified hand and signed by Swift, directing Grigsby to pay to John Barber the interest on Swift's investment in the South Sea Company.

Accompanied by an engraved portrait of Swift and an engraved portrait of John Lan.
Dates: 1714 Jul 20

Alexander Pope collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 270
Overview: Contains letters from Pope to various people, including John Conduitt, Robert Craggs Nugent, and Jonathan Richardson; a holograph draft of Pope's translation of the first 48 lines of Book 8 of Homer's "Iliad"; a holograph inscription for Jonathan Swift's grandfather's tomb (with holograph notes by Swift); and an album (formerly owned by John Murray) that contains material by and about Pope.
Dates: 1713-1855