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

MS. Toynbee b. 1
Held at the Weston Library

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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.


  • c.1760-1818


474 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


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

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom