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MS Eng 1123

Thomson, James, 1700-1748. James Thomson copyright documents, 1729-1751: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Eng 1123
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thomson, James, 1700-1748.
Title: James Thomson copyright documents,
Date(s): 1729-1751.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Copyright documents concerning the poems of the Scottish poet James Thomson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*46M-75-78F. Purchased with the Sheldon fund; received: 1946 September 6.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Thomson Copyright Documents, 1729-1751 (MS Eng 1123). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thomson was a Scottish poet and dramatist.


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Scope and Contents

Includes an indenture covering the sale of Thomson's plays Sophonisba and Spring, burial records of Thomson and David Mallet, a copyright receipt, and documents assigning the rights of Thomson's poems.

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