IX.A.9: Miscellaneous Manuscripts: Loose Sheets:
Typescript of "Tim Finnegan's Wake" (Probably 1939):
Material Description and Collation: The manuscript is a sheet of single-spaced typewritten black ribbon top (original) copy, watermarked "EATONS | BERKSHIRE BOND | USA."
Title: The heading "TIM FINIGAN'S WAKE." is typed at the top center of the page.
Measurements: The manuscript measures 27.6 x 21.1 cm.
Pagination: "(270" is typed at the top center of the page.
Contents: Typescript of the anonymous Irish ballad prepared for Joyce. This is the version of the ballad that also appears in Patricia Hutchins, James Joyce's World (London: Methuen, 1957), pp. 214–215.
Dating: This copy of the song may have been prepared in June 1939 (see Jacques Mercanton to Joyce; 23 June 1939; JJPL 110–111).
Publication: This manuscript has not been reproduced.
Notes: The manuscript was folded three times horizontally and twice vertically.