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'Autograph letters of men of science', 1723, 1791-[1887], n.d.

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MS. Eng. d. 4038
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The collection was probably formed by Edward William Harcourt, Sir William Harcourt or Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt.

Comprises:

letters to Edward Harcourt, Archbishop of York, from:
  1. (fols. 1-2) William Pitt, Oct. 1791
  2. (fols. 3-4) William Paley, June 1804
  3. (fols. 5-6) William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Jan. 1808
  4. (fols. 7-8) Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Sept. 1819
  5. (fols. 9-10) William Wilberforce, Mar. 1826
letters to William Vernon Harcourt from:
  1. (fols. 11-13) Henry Brougham, Apr. 1824
  2. (fols. 16-21) Sydney Smith, [c.1833], n.d., with (fols. 14-15) verse titled 'William on the Cumberland Rocks' upon the marriage of William Vernon Harcourt, July 1824
  3. (fols. 22-23) John Bright, Apr. 1855
  4. (fols. 24-5) Sir Robert Peel, n.d.
letters to Sir William Harcourt from:
  1. (fols. 26-7) William Ewart Gladstone, Apr. 1874
  2. (fols. 28-9) Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, [1887]
letters to George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, from:
  1. (fol. 30) Edward Stanley, Lord Stanley, Oct. 1858
  2. (fols. 31-2) Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, Jan. 1859
  3. (fols. 33-4) George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Jan. 1859
  4. (fols. 35-6) William Edward Forster, Feb. 1859
  5. (fols. 37-40) Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, May 1859, May 1876
  6. (fols. 41-2) William Ewart Gladstone, Feb. 1860
and
  1. (fol. 43) receipt signed by Alexander Pope, Feb. 1723
  2. (fols. 44-5) letter to John Lothrop Motley from William Henry Seward, Jan. 1862
  3. (fols. 46-7) letter to unidentified from Alice Guest, n.d.
  4. (fols. 48-57) collection of franks and addresses from letters mainly sent to Miss ? Wilkinson and Mrs ? Cavendish, 1834-40, n.d.

Dates

  • 1723, 1791-[1887], n.d.

Extent

58 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. d. 4038

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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