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Miscellany: English, 18th-20th centuries (chiefly 19th)
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About this work
Material formerly held in the Western Manuscripts Department's Autograph Letters Sequence.
Purchased from: Salkeld, London, August 1928 (acc.48673); Stevens, London, July 1930 (acc.56545) and March 1931 (acc.56474, 68122, 68130 and 68132); Desgranges, Paris, July 1930 (acc.63453) and October 1935 (acc.69099); Sotheby's, London, February 1931 (acc.56320), November 1931 (acc.75332) and December 1931 (acc.75873); Hodgson's, London, June 1931 (acc.80890); Glendining, London, July 1932 (acc.67688), September 1933 (acc.67769), August 1934 (acc.67833 and 67912) and January 1935 (acc.67947); Nouvry, Paris, April 1933 (acc.66069); either Desgranges, Paris, January 1936 or Glendining, London, c.1932 (acc.69293); Charavay, Paris, April 1936 (acc.69426); Mrs. Watson, Burnley, March 1945 (acc.72200), presumably once part of the Thomas Madden Stone autograph collection; Winifred A. Myers, London, October 1991 (acc.348589). Presented by Mrs. Fothergill, September 1927 (acc.67370) and H.J. Fuller, May 1929 (acc.91885). No.11 transferred from Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, c.1939 (acc.91800), previous provenance unknown; provenance details of nos.3, 14, 20-22, 30-31, 40, 48 and 52 not recorded (acc.67430 and 92291); no acquisition details known for nos.8 and 33.
Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts.