The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 11/From Edward Harley to Jonathan Swift - 10


JULY 17, 1714.

YOUR sister[2] has at last got rid of her lawyers. We are just setting out for Oxford, where we hope to see you. I am your affectionate brother,

  1. A company of sixteen, all men of the first class, Swift included, dined once a week at the house of each other, by rotation, and went under the general denomination of brothers. The number was afterward enlarged, and they dined at a tavern every Thursday. Lord Harley was one, which accounts for the address of this letter.
  2. Lady Henrietta Harley, wife of lord Harley.