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Edward Lear letter to unidentified recipient, 1863?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 59

Scope and Contents

Lear writes to a “sir,” asking that he review the attached advertisement for views, “in the Ionian Islands,” and offer assistance publicizing the series. The letter is written on a blank page of a prospectus for “Views in the Seven Ionian Islands; by Edward Lear” and includes a list of subscribers “already obtained.”


  • 1863?


Physical Description

1 folded sheet (4 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 19 x 24 cm, folded to 19 x 12 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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