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Letters from various correspondents to Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton, 1812-48

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MS. Beckford c. 39

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Mainly concerns Beckford's business affairs, including (fols. 1-71, 125-8) correspondence with the Duke's agent, Robert Brown, and Fownes & White, mainly about the sale of Fonthill, 1821-2, and the lease of land from the Bishop of Salisbury, 1831

Includes:
  1. (fols. 72-93) letters from Gregorio Franchi, 1812-22
  2. (fols. 99-104, 107, 123-4) letters concerning the sale to the National Gallery of Beckford's portrait of the Doge Loredan by Bellini, 1844

Dates

  • 1812-48

Extent

130 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Beckford c. 39

Arrangement

Alphabetical.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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