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Fifteen letters, all but one addressed to William Hone

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 32

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Fifteen letters, all but one addressed to William Hone, bookseller, of Ludgate Hill, London, 1818-24: the writers are:
  1. J. Drakard (two, the first not to Hone, 1818-22: fols. 2, 20)
  2. Rev. Niel Douglas (one, June 22, 1818: fol. 4)
  3. Francis Douce (four, 1820-24: fols. 6, 15, 17, 21)
  4. lord Darlington (three, 1820: fols. 8, 10, 12)
  5. W. Douglas (one, May 3, 1822: fol. 19)
  6. G. Dyer (four, undated, fols. 23, 24, 25, 27)

Dates

  • Written in 1818-1824

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 32, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 32

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19439

Abstract

Fifteen letters, all but one addressed to William Hone

Biographical / Historical

William Hone (1780-1842) was an author, publisher and bookseller in Ludgate Hill, London.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 32679

Custodial History

'Thorpe sale, 386': in the Phillipps library, MS. no. 33393.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lot 711 in the Phillipps sale on June 8, 1899, when it was bought by the Bodleian.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 × 10 1/2 in.
Title
Fifteen letters, all but one addressed to William Hone
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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