Correspondence of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.2511
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1826, 1831-1845, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 265 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    iv + 261 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The correspondence is principally with James Maidment, on literary and historical matters, some scandalous, and with John Stevenson, his publisher. There are also copies of letters of Sir Walter Scott to Sharpe, in the latter's hand, 1826, undated; extracts, etc., in Sharpe's hand; a biographical note on Sharpe (folio 235); and newspaper-cuttings relating to him.

  • Custodial History

    The volume was bought at the Maidment sale and contains Maidment's bookplate; some items relating to Sir Walter Scott were afterwards added from Sharpe's repositories (see note inside front cover).

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