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Composition book, 1821

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 23
Call Number: MSS 6, Series II

Scope and Contents

Contains compositions, in pen and black ink, by Henry Pease. Includes some instructor comments in red ink. Henry’s compositions range in theme from English and world history, to ethics, to favorite hobbies and sports. Particularly notable are an essay “On the Pleasures of the Approaching Vacation,” a piece debating warfare, and another about winter sports, which for Henry included snowballing, “sliding” (sledding), and skating.


  • 1821


Physical Description

1 v. (circa 50 p.) ; 16 x 20. In marbled paper wrappers.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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