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Correspondence of Adam Smith, ed. E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross, vol. VI of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987).
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To WILLIAM STRAHAN
Rae 234; Bonar 147–8 (excerpt).
[London, winter 1766–67] Friday
My Dear Strahan
I go to the country for a few days this afternoon, so that it will be unnecessary to send me any more sheets till I return. The Dissertation upon the Origin of Languages is to be printed at the end of the Theory.1 There are some literal errors in the printed copy of it which I should have been glad to have corrected, but have not the opportunity, as I have no copy by me. They are of no great consequence. In the titles, both of the Theory and Dissertation, call me simply Adam Smith without any addition either before or behind.2
I ever am, etc.,
[1 ]Ed. 3, 1767: the Dissertation was first published in The Philological Miscellany, i (1761) 440–79.
[2 ]TMS eds. 1 (1759) and 2 (1761) described the author on the title–page as ‘Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Glasgow’. Ed. 3 placed ‘LL.D.’ after his name, as do eds. 4 (1774) and 5 (1781). Ed. 6 (1790) described him as ‘Adam Smith, LL.D. Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh; One of the Commissioners of his Majesty’s Customs in Scotland; and formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Glasgow’.