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MS Eng 1279

Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770. Thomas Chatterton Bristol forgeries, 1768-1915: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Eng 1279
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770.
Title: Thomas Chatterton Bristol forgeries,
Date(s): 1768-1915.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: The "Bristol forgeries" of English poet Thomas Chatterton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-62. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.; received: 1968 November 26.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Chatterton Bristol Forgeries, 1768-1915 (MS Eng 1279). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Chatterton was an English poet.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph manuscripts of Chatterton's forgeries of a fifteenth-century treatise and a fifteenth-century poem. Also includes published poems by Sir Ernest Clarke as well as two letters from Thomas Percy concerning Chatterton's forgeries.

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