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Letters and drafts of letters from Beckford, mainly in French, to Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton, 1783, 1806-1844

MS. Beckford c. 21
Held at the Weston Library

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With drafts of some letters from Lord Hamilton, and:

  1. (fols. 46, 160) sketches by Beckford, one (fol. 46) of part of Fonthill, 1814
  2. (fols. 275-7) a short composition by Beckford, 29 March 1844, 'Enfin - il plait au ciel de nous accorder quelques indices du printemps... mais le vivre est las de moi', two copies of the French version, with an English translation by Beckford


  • Creation: 1783, 1806-1844


295 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Beckford c. 21

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom