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Harcourt - Hume, 1777-1839, n.d.

MS. Beckford c. 32
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  1. (fols. 6-47) Sir Isaac Heard, with some bills for genealogical research, 1796-1815, n.d., fols. 6-10, 13-14, 19-28 in the hand of an amanuensis (usually G.F. Beltz) and signed by Heard
  2. (fols. 51-85) Samuel Henley, partly relating to Vathek, 1782-6, with (fol. 75) verses by Henley beg. 'Let me ascend thy radiant car', 1785
  3. (fol. 88-122) drafts and copies of letters to Elizabeth Hervey, some composed as literary pieces, 1777-96
  4. (fols. 123-49) letters from Elizabeth Hervey to Beckford, 1789-97, including (fols. 123-4) Beckford's wrapper, watermark 1839, inscribed 'Letters from Mrs. Hervey 1790- [blank] clever and entertaining'
  5. (fols. 154-5) one of Beckford's wrappers, with a number of pencil and pen-and-ink drawings and sketches


  • Creation: 1777-1839, n.d.


184 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Beckford c. 32

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom