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Letters from William Mason to George Simon Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt, Dec. 1755-Mar. 1773; July 1776-Dec. 1783; n.d.

MS. Eng. d. 3842

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  1. (fols. 1-21) essay by Mason, transcribed by Harcourt, on the arrangement of flowers in pleasure grounds, n.d.
  2. (fols. 23-4) poem by Mason on visiting Nuneham Park, n.d.
  3. (fols. 87-8) letter concerning the design of Mason's flower garden at Nuneham Park, Sept. 1772
  4. (fols. 124-5) letter accepting an invitation to be present when Lancelot"Capability" Brown visits to plan the landscaping of Nuneham Park, July 1778


  • Dec. 1755-Mar. 1773; July 1776-Dec. 1783; n.d.


194 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. d. 3842

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