British Literary Manuscripts: From 800 to 1800, Volume 1

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Courier Corporation, 1981 M01 1 - 272 pages
An incredible 1000 years of British literary culture as seen through autograph hand. Chaucer, Ralegh, Milton, Newton, Blake, Burns: 129 autographs by 111 authors reproduced from originals in Morgan Library. Transcriptions, commentary.
 

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Contents

Histona Ecclesiastica Vlllth century 23 Francis Bacon letter to Sir Nicholas Bacon 1604
2
letter to Sir Walter Cope 1610 42 Sir John Suckling letter to Viscount Conway
9
letter to Governors of Free 4j Richard Crashaw A Hymn to S Teresia
12
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42
letter to John Evelvn 1659
47
will 1674
51
warrant for his second arrest 16745
53
letter to the Earl of Bute 1762
90
prayer 1784
91
letter to the Presidents de Meinieres 1766
94
Tenancies 1750
95
A Fragment in the Manner of Rabelais ca 1759
96
letter to Lady Henrietta Lux borough 175
97
On the Death of a favourite Cat
98
ca 1757
99

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letter to William Walsh 1693
58
shorthand notes of interview 1695
60
letter to Samuel Elisha 1704
64
Bill for yL Stage 1716
71
commonplace book after 1698
73
letter to Charles Ford 1724
74
letter to Charles Ford 1714
76
letter to William Fortescue 1738
83
History of Mrs Beaumont ca 17545
84
born to be slaves and Venus to ye courts above ca 1734
85
letter to his son Philip 1739
86
Come dear Eliza quit the Town ca 1743
87
letter to Hannah Pritchard 1768
101
letter to David Garrick 1768
104
letter to Dr Charles Burney 1770
105
The Rise of Fashion 1747
108
ca 1764
111
letter to David Garrick 1762
111
letter to Paul Benfield 1781
115
letter 1800
116
Anecdotes of
118
Sly Dick and A Hymn
121
Setter to his son George 1828
124
letter to Frances Dunlop 1788
129
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Verlyn Klinkenborg comes form a family of Iowa farmers. He is a member of the editorial board of The New York Times and has written for The New Yorker, Mother Jones, and Harper's. He lives on a small farm in upstate New York.

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