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Miscellaneous educational and literary papers of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, 1778-1858

MS. Eng. misc. c. 894
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-8) commentaries, c.1806, on Collins's 'Ode to Evening' and Mrs. Barbauld's 'Ode to Spring', possibly intended as part of a sequel to R.L. Edgeworth, Poetry Explained (London, 1802)
  2. (fols. 9-10) draft of a preface to the unwritten 'School for teaching to think', 1808
  3. (fols. 11-14) incomplete draft of a preface to an unwritten manual of education, [1815], with (fol. 11v) a note by Maria Edgeworth
  4. (fols. 15-16) draft and fair copy of a poem, 'Enigma', n.d., possibly copied by Harriet and Honora Edgeworth (1791-1858)
  5. (fols. 17-18) notes, n.d., from Miscellaneous state papers, ed. Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, 2 vols. (London, 1778)


  • Creation: 1778-1858


18 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Use microfilm X. Films 13/1a.


MS. Eng. misc. c. 894

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