Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Andrew Fountaine, 1713 Mar. 6. (Book, 1713) [WorldCat.org]
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Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Andrew Fountaine, 1713 Mar. 6.

Author: Jonathan Swift; Vanessa; Andrew Fountaine, Sir
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Swift collection of poems and letters (MA 457) item 10
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Arranging to meet Sir Andrew Fountaine at Mrs. [Esther "Vanessa"] Vanhomrigh's house the following day; joking about whether Mrs. Vanhomrigh ("Madam Hessy") or Sir Andrew "be most sillyest"; asking him to pardon "these many Blots and this sad Scrawl."
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Swift; Vanessa; Andrew Fountaine, Sir
OCLC Number: 270574962
Notes: With seal.
Swift initially dated the letter "Thursday morning the 26th of March"; he then altered this date to read "Friday morning the 6th of March." The year is written as 1712/13, however March 6th was a Friday in 1713.
Part of the Fountaine Papers.
Part of a collection of letters and manuscript poems written by or attributed to Jonathan Swift. Items in the collection are described separately; see MA 457 for more information.
Description: 1 item (2 pages, with address) ; 18.9 cm

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Arranging to meet Sir Andrew Fountaine at Mrs. [Esther "Vanessa"] Vanhomrigh's house the following day; joking about whether Mrs. Vanhomrigh ("Madam Hessy") or Sir Andrew "be most sillyest"; asking him to pardon "these many Blots and this sad Scrawl."

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