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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 18/Letter from Jonathan Swift to Benjamin Motte - 2

NOV. 1, 1735.

MR. Faulkner in printing those volumes did what I much disliked, and yet what was not in my power to hinder; and all my friends pressed him to print them, and gave him what manuscript copies they had occasionally gotten from me; my desire was that those works should have been printed in London, by an agreement between those who had a right to them. I am, sir, with great truth, your most humble and affectionate servant,