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A Guide to the Anonymous Copybook

Finding aid prepared by John R. Nemmers

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
September 2004


Descriptive Summary

Title: Anonymous Copybook
Dates: 1774-1775
Abstract: Copies of letters addressed to the Printer, to Lord North, to the King, etc., signed "An Englishman," "A Friend to the Government," "One Million of Loyal Faithful Englishmen," etc., on topics regarding the church, unrest in America, and other affairs of the day.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume (34 leaves).
Identification: MS Group 112 1/7
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Scope and Content

Copies of letters addressed to the Printer, to Lord North, to the King, etc., signed "An Englishman," "A Friend to the Government," "One Million of Loyal Faithful Englishmen," etc., on topics regarding the church, unrest in America, and other affairs of the day. The letters in this copybook are dated September 28, 1774 to July 31, 1775. Inserted in the copybook is a letter signed W. Carpenter (no location or date) which appears to be from a later date. A note with the copybook indicates there is a second book with entries from Apr. 1772 to Sept. 1774 to the "Printer of the Gazetteer". The current location of the second copybook was unknown at the time of purchase.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

A digital reproduction of this item is available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Anonymous Copybook, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789.
Political letter writing -- Great Britain -- 18th century -- Sources.



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