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MS Eng 1247.1

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

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1247.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bowring, John, Sir, 1792-1872, recipient.
Title: Sir John Bowring letters from various correspondents and other papers,
Date(s): 1798-1865.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, Swedish, Icelandic, and Latin.
Abstract: Letters to British linguist John Bowring pertaining to diplomatic, commercial, and political matters. Also includes poems in Icelandic, Swedish, and Latin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-102. Purchased with assistance from Mr. Robert H. Taylor; received: 1967 February 7.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir John Bowring Letters from Various Correspondents and Other Papers, 1798-1865 (MS Eng 1247.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bowring was a British linguist, diplomat, and author.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains 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. Also includes manuscripts of poems in Icelandic, Swedish, and Latin; and translations of Icelandic poems.

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