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MS Eng 1247

Bowring, John, Sir, 1792-1872, recipient. John Bowring letters from various correspondents, 1798-1865: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1247
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bowring, John, Sir, 1792-1872, recipient.
Title: John Bowring letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1798-1865.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to British linguist and diplomat John Bowring pertaining to diplomatic, commercial, and political matters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-189. Gift of Hamill and Barker, 230 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60601; received: 1966 May 26.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Bowring Letters from Various Correspondents, 1798-1865 (MS Eng 1247). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bowring was a British linguist, diplomat, and author.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Primarily letters to Bowring from British correspondents, including government figures and foreign correspondents. Letters pertain to diplomatic, commercial, and political matters, and to his travels and writings.

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