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Correspondence of Lowth, c. 1755-1766

MS. Eng. lett. c. 572
Held at the Weston Library

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Correspondence of Lowth:

  1. (fols. 1-127) letters from him to his wife Mary, 1755, written mainly from Ireland
  2. (fols. 128-73) correspondence of Lowth and William Warburton, 1756, 1765-6 (the letters of 1756 printed in Lowth's work, A letter to the Right Reverend author of The Divine Legation of Moses demonstrated ... with an appendix containing a former literary correspondence (Oxford, 1765), and the letters of 1765-6 first printed in [John Towne] Remarks on Dr. Lowth's Letter to the Bishop of Gloucester. With ... the second epistolary correspondence (London, 1766))
  3. (fols. 174-81) Notes on the fragment of a dedication to the Bishop of Gloucester (sheet *1-8, n.p., n.d. [after 1765])
  4. (fols. 182-9) sheet A (pp. 1-16) corrected in Lowth's hand, of an early edition of his pamphlet The second part of a literary correspondence between the Bishop of Gloucester and a late Professor of Oxford ... with notes ... and remarks on the letters [Oxford?, 1766?].


  • Creation: c. 1755-1766


190 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. lett. c. 572