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Correspondence and papers of the actress Jane Pope, c.1760-1818

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MS. Toynbee b. 1

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Correspondence and papers of the actress Jane Pope, including:
  1. (fols. 24-29) letters from David Garrick, 1767-1775, n.d.;
  2. (fols. 31-52) letters from Catherine (Kitty) Clive, 1773-1785, n.d.;
  3. (fols. 54-100) letters from Susannah Dobson, 1773-1786, n.d.;
  4. (fols. 187-214) letters from Rebecca Grose, wife of Sir Nash Grose, 1804-1815;
  5. (fol. 281) farewell verses spoken by Jane Pope, 1808;
  6. (fols. 365-382) letters from Jane Pope, 1799-1808, n.d.;
  7. (fols. 383-474) miscellaneous papers and correspondence mainly relating to Jane Pope's will, including many receipts for legacies, and legal opinions, 1818-1845.
Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • c.1760-1818

Extent

474 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Toynbee b. 1

Custodial History

Owned by Serena E. Courtauld (née Sparrow), who bequeathed it to her niece, Miss. F. E. Sparrow, who gave it to Toynbee, c. 1925.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Toynbee, 1925.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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