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MS Eng 936

Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845, recipient. Thomas Ingoldsby letters from various correspondents, 1805-1844: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Eng 936
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845, recipient.
Title: Thomas Ingoldsby letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1805-1844.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 v. (.33 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters sent from various correspondents, to English author and humorist Richard Harris Barham, who used the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

53M-173F. Purchased with duplicate money; received: 1954 April 7.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Ingoldsby Letters from Various Correspondents, 1805-1844 (MS Eng 936). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Ingoldsby was the pseudonym for English author and humorist Richard Harris Barham.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph letters to Ingoldsby from William Antrobus, John Payne Collier, Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Charles Wesley, among others. Also includes unsigned autograph manuscript of Edward Cannon's Parody of Gray's Elegy, autograph manuscript of John Poole's Parodies, manuscript in an unidentified hand of Richard Porson's Charade, and lithographic facsimiles of the autographs of the Cato street conspirators. Also includes several letters from Ingoldsby to various correspondents.

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