Documents concerning Thomas de Quincey during his residence in Edinburgh. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.972

Dates

  • 1836-1841, 1881. (Creation)

Extents

  • 79 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1934.

  • Custodial History

    The papers were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Arrangement

    79 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The documents include 3 letters of Thomas de Quincey, 1838, 1841; books of accounts for rent, etc., incurred when he lodged with the Misses Miller in the Holyrood sanctuary, 1836-1841; and papers in a process at law with Robert Bauchope about monies due by de Quincey, 1837-1838; with an essay based on these documents by Tinsley Pratt, undated (typed), and a letter regarding them, 1881.

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