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Original letters, 1793-1857.

Original letters, 1793-1857.

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Creator: Smith, Pleasance (Reeve), Lady Smith, 1773-1877
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Date: 1793-1857
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Binding: contemporary half-green morocco, with title: Original Letters.
Abstract:
Collection of letters assembled by Lady Smith from her correspondence and that of her husband, Sir James Edward Smith (1759-1828); before each section of letters, she provides a brief biographical sketch of the authors represented in those letters; the third volume contains mainly letters reacting to her husband's death and to her Memoir and Correspondence of the Late Sir J.E. Smith; collection touches on many aspects of the Smiths' interests, personal and public, scientific and literary; it illustrates their many friendships, especially with the family of William Roscoe (1753-1831) and the Holkham literary circle; especially interesting are the discussions of gardening and concerning the Linnean Society of England; on the whole it provides a well-rounded picture of Norfolk society and literature from the late 18th century to the mid 19th century; the collection includes several manuscript and printed poems.
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3 vols. (ca. 165 items) ; 28 x 22 cm.
1 vol. ; 28 x 22 cm.
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Vol. 3
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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Object ID: 10626328
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