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MS Eng 1250

Stockdale, Percival, 1736-1811. Percival Stockdale letters to Jane Porter: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1250
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Stockdale, Percival, 1736-1811.
Title: Percival Stockdale letters to Jane Porter,
Date(s): 1793-1809.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from British author Percival Stockdale to British novelist Jane Proter discussing his literary work and other matters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*66M-4. Gift of Mr. Frank Altschul, Overbrook Farm, Riverbank Road, Stamford, Connecticut; received: 1966 July 14.
Purchased at Sotheby and Company Sale on 28 June 1966 through Bernard Quaritch Ltd.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Percival Stockdale Letters to jane Porter (MS Eng 1250). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Percival Stockdale was a British author. Jane Porter was a British novelist.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Consists of 103 letters from Stockdale to Porter discussing his literary work and other matters, together with a few miscellaneous papers of Stockdale.
These MSS. formerly had the numbers 14560, 14613 & 21633 in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps

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