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'A Literalia Scheme of Writing. Dr Swift's Works, Vol. 11. 156-159'

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MS. Add. B. 99

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'A Literalia Scheme of Writing. Dr Swift's Works, Vol. 11. 156-159' (1765). These are extracts from, or imitations of, a scheme of cryptography sent by a correspondent to dean Swift and printed in his Works: a specimen is 'Dr Ln ... I stm u a Dit' (Dear Ellen, I esteem you a Deity).

(fols. 15-17, 19-end are blank)

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1765-1770

Extent

36 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 99, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. B. 99

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20230

Abstract

'A Literalia Scheme of Writing. Dr Swift's Works, Vol. 11. 156-159'

Biographical / Historical

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, and a satirist.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 30225

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 5 3/8 in.
Title
'A Literalia Scheme of Writing. Dr Swift's Works, Vol. 11. 156-159'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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