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This volume, the third in the series, discusses the works of 11 British 18th-century writers, providing information on the nature of the MS, date, variant title(s), state of completion, provenance and location, date and first form of publication, any scholarly use of the MS, and the existence of any published facsimiles. Information is drawn from material in libraries, record offices and private collections throughout the world. The listing of each author's manuscripts is preceded by an introduction. The book records many hitherto unrecorded manuscripts. The writers considered are: Laurence Sterne, Jonathan Swift, James Thomson, Hester Lynch Thrale, Horace Walpole, Joseph Warton, Thomas Warton the Younger, Isaac Watts, Anne Finch, Mary Wollstonecraft and Edward Young.