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Drafts of letters in Sketches of Spain and Portugal (vol. 2 of Italy , 1834), in Beckford's wrappers, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Beckford c. 44
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-3) two copies of an entry for 8 July, an account of a bull-fight, not published by Beckford
  2. (fols. 5-15) drafts relating to Portugal, parts of letters XXI, XXIV and XXVIII ('Sept. 9th' printed as 19 Sept.), paper watermarked with various dates 1806-27, two drafts dated 1816
  3. (fols. 13v, 18, 51v) copies of letters from Beckford, 1830s
  4. (fols. 16-49) rough drafts relating to Spain, paper watermarked 1829-32, some drafts dated 1834, including (fols. 16-21, 22-33, 34-44, 45-9) letters XI, XII, XIII-XIV and XV-XVI
  5. (fols. 36-7) the original wrapper for the Spanish journal (part of MS. Beckford c. 43) containing much later drafts on fols. 36v-7
  6. (fol. 50v) a pen-and-ink drawing of an ornate jug


  • Creation: Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


54 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Beckford c. 44

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom