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Early 19th-cent. copies of letters from Frances Seymour, Duchess of Somerset, mainly to Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough

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MS. Eng. lett. d. 73

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Early 19th-cent. copies of letters from Frances Seymour, Duchess of Somerset, mainly to Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough, with (fol. i) a list of those printed in Thomas Hull, Select letters (London, 1778).

Dates

  • 1742-1754

Extent

62 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. d. 73, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. d. 73

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17104

Overview

Early 19th-cent. copies of letters from Frances Seymour, Duchess of Somerset, mainly to Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough

Biographical / Historical

Frances Seymour (nee Thynne, 1699-1754), duchess of Somerset, was an English poet and letter writer. Henrietta Knight (nee St John, 1699-1756), Lady Luxborough, was an English poet and letter writer.

Custodial History

Owned by E. R. Bisshopp, early 19th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Colbeck Radford, cat. 38 (1934), 251.

Physical Facet

Calf, remains of gilt spine
Title
Early 19th-century copies of letters from Frances Seymour, Duchess of Somerset, mainly to Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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