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MS Eng 1310

Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789. Frances Brooke letters to Richard Gifford: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Eng 1310
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brooke, Frances, 1724?-1789.
Title: Frances Brooke letters to Richard Gifford,
Date(s): 1756-1772 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to English author Richard Gifford from English author Frances Brooke.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*74M-44. Purchased with the J. Gilman D'Arcy Paul fund; received: 1974 Sept. 11.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frances Brooke Letters to Richard Gifford (MS Eng 1310). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Brooke was an English author. Richard Gifford was also an English author.

Scope and Contents

Includes twenty-four letters from Brooke to Gifford concerning financial affairs, their writings, their children, acquaintances, songs by Gifford, and the creation of the comic opera Rosina by Brooke. Also includes three letters from Gifford to Brooke. Includes eleven songs in French and English, and songs for the comic opera Rosina.

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