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Anonymous Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0470

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.

Dates

  • 1774-1775

Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

0.03 Linear feet (1 volume (34 leaves))

Language of Materials

English

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.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

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.

Title
A Guide to the Anonymous Copybook
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by John R. Nemmers
Date
September 2004
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755