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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 11/From Charles Ford to Jonathan Swift - 7


LONDON, JULY 24, 1714.


WE expected the grand affair would have been done yesterday, and now every body agrees it will be to night[1]. The bishop of London, lord Bathurst, Mr. Bridges, sir William Wyndham, and Campion, are named for commissioners of the treasury; but I have not sufficient authority for you to depend upon it. They talk of the duke of Ormond for our lord lieutenant. I cannot get the pamphlet back. What shall I do? I wish you would send me the other copy. My lord Anglesey goes next Monday to Ireland. I hear he is only angry with the chancellor, and not at all with the captain.

  1. The dismission of lord Oxford.