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Journal entries, 1786, and drafts, of 'Saleve' (printed in Italy (1834), i, pp. 357-71), 1785-1834

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MS. Beckford c. 42

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1) a fragment of a letter in French, Sept. 1785 (fair copy in MS. Beckford e. 1, fols. 131-2)
  2. (fol. 1v) journal entry, 14 Feb. 1786 [Lake of Geneva]
  3. (fol. 4) extracts from a printed book concerning Louis XI, a fragment of a letter in French, and drafts of passages in 'Saleve'
  4. (fols. 5-12) drafts for 'Saleve', with many alterations
  5. (fol. 13) journal entry, 6 Oct. 1786, Marseilles (entries for 2-3 Oct. are in MS. Beckford c. 84, fol. 36)
  6. (fols. 13-15) early draft of part of 'Saleve'
  7. (fols. 16-23) draft of a version longer than the printed one, fols. 16-19 in the hand of an amanuensis, with alterations by Beckford
  8. (fols. 24-33, 37) fair copy of the longer version, in the hand of an amanuensis, with alterations by Beckford, paper watermarked 1795, inscribed (fol. 24) 'Read to E. 11 Sept. 1822'
  9. (fols. 38-43) final draft of 'Saleve', dated 6 Jan. 1834

Dates

  • 1785-1834

Extent

43 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Beckford c. 42

Repository Details

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