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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834



  • Existence: 1775-02-10 - 1834-12-27

Charles Lamb (1775-1834), English essayist, poet, and antiquarian.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Lamb collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 254
Overview: Correspondence and writings by or relating to Charles Lamb. The correspondence includes letters to Edward Moxon, Basil Montagu, and William Wordsworth. The writings includes an autograph manuscript of "Elia to his Correspondents," and a sonnet, beginning "They talk of time, and of time's galling yoke...." Accompanying material includes a pamphlet on Lamb by Edward Moxon, no. 703 of The Mirror, and two engraved portraits of Lamb.
Dates: [1798]-1835

[Collection of 233 letters and envelopes]

Call Number: OSBORN FC76 1/3
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of a collection of 233 letters by various notables on numerous subjects, many of them concerning personal affairs. The first volume, for example, contains notes on "Eastward Hoe" and "Old Plays" by S. Pegge and letters by George North on the value of old coins; the second volume contains letters by Voltaire, Horace Walpole, Edmund Burke, Charles Lamb, Robert Peel, and Hannah More, as well as a poem titled "On Faulkners Edition of...
Dates: [18th and 19th century]