The vanity of birth and titles - with the absurdity of claiming respect without merit

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Title
The vanity of birth and titles - with the absurdity of claiming respect without merit
Names
Smith, William, 1728-1793 (Creator)
Collection

William Smith Jr. papers

I. William Smith Jr. papers

Writings

Manuscript essays and other writings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1753-05 (Approximate)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2796
Genres
Manuscripts
writings
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Statement of responsibility: In the handwriting of William Livingston, signed "Z," endorsed by William Smith Jr. ("perused 26 May 1753 - A") with suggestion to the author.
Publications: Published in the Independent Reflector, No. XLIII, 1753 September 20
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11985427
MSS Unit ID: 2796
Other local Identifier: 241
Archives EAD ID: 2113707
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 70917570-9532-0134-4f0c-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1753: Created
  • 1793: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "The vanity of birth and titles - with the absurdity of claiming respect without merit" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1753. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f4006880-ea55-0134-802c-43f44c9112ec

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "The vanity of birth and titles - with the absurdity of claiming respect without merit" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f4006880-ea55-0134-802c-43f44c9112ec

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The vanity of birth and titles - with the absurdity of claiming respect without merit