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MS Eng 1126

Brydges, Egerton, Sir, 1762-1837. Sir Egerton Brydges notebooks, 1777-1835: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1126
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Sir Egerton Brydges notebooks
Date(s): 1777-1835
Quantity: .4 linear feet (5 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and Latin.
Abstract: Miscellaneous prose notebooks by English writer and genealogist Sir Egerton Brydges.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

60M-17. Purchased with the S.A.E. Morse fund from the estate of Daniel E. Kennedy; received: 1960 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir Egerton Brydges Notebooks, 1777-1835 (MS Eng 1126). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Brydges was an English writer and genealogist.

Scope and Contents

Notebooks include compositions in Latin and English, translations from Horace and other classic authors, scenarios of projected novels and tales, a genealogy of the Bridges-Brydges family, and a portion of the novel, Coningsby, among other items.

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