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[Collection of 233 letters and envelopes]

 Collection
Call Number: OSBORN FC76 1/3

Scope and Contents

The following finding aid is a complete inventory of the contents of Osborn fc76 1/3. This list was reformatted from previously existing cataloging.

Dates

  • [18th and 19th century]

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Osborn fc76 1/3 is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

For provenance information, consult the appropriate curator.

Extent

0.44 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.fc76

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 Swift" by Sir Walter Scott; and the third volume includes a letter by "C. J. Fox" concerning bets "on the Oatlands Stake."
Volume I contains items 1-72; vol. II, 73-179; and vol. III 180-233.

Processing Information

This finding aid was produced from a previously existing list or card set. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained; the volume may contain additional unlisted material.
Title
Guide to the John Mitford, Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
by Beinecke Staff
Date
August 2005
Description rules
Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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