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Letters, mainly in French, 1782-1844, n.d.

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MS. Beckford c. 20

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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 1-53) from Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton, 1782-1844, n.d., with some copies of letters from Beckford
  2. (fols. 54-74) from Beckford's daughter, Susan, Lady Hamilton, 1815-41, n.d.
  3. (fols. 58-9) drafts of verses by Beckford beg. 'Ye bold, who mount sublime on Fortune's wheel'
  4. (fols. 75-158) letters and drafts from Beckford to Lady Hamilton, 1806-44, n.d.
  5. (fol. 102v) draft of part of 'The Dripwell Guide' (MS. Beckford c. 50, fols. 26-31)
  6. (fols. 159-60) verses to 'Miss S[usan] B[eckford]' by 'RPK', 1806
  7. (fol. 162) a lock of Beckford's hair, taken on his death-bed by his daughter, with (fol. 161) a note by her

Dates

  • 1782-1844, n.d.

Extent

169 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Beckford c. 20

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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