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Letters of and concerning George Crabbe, with a lock of Crabbe`s hair., 1794-1863, 1926.

Identifier: MS.42066

Scope and Contents

Letters of George Crabbe to various recipients :

(1) letter, 1794, of George Crabbe to Edmund Cartwright, junior;

(2) letters, ? 1813 (WM)-1834, of George Crabbe to John Murray II;

(3) letter, 1826, of George Crabbe to his son, George Crabbe;

(4) manuscript copy, ?3rd quarter of 19th century, of a letter, 1819, of George Crabbe to ?Henry Colburn. The copy is in the hand

of Whitwell Elwin.

Letters concerning George Crabbe :

(5) letters, 1855-1856, of Charles Hamilton to William Fitzpatrick concerning the sale by Hamilton to Fitzpatrick of manuscripts by George


(6) receipt, 1856, in respect of £4.10.0 paid by William Fitzpatrick to Charles Hamilton for the purchase of manuscripts by George Crabbe.

The receipt has been annotated to show that Fitzpatrick resold the manuscripts to John Murray III in 1863;

(7) letter, 1926, of Alice Orr to John Murray IV, enclosing a lock of the hair of George Crabbe.


  • Creation: 1794-1863, 1926.


Language of Materials



0.00 Linear metres

Other Finding Aids

Edmund Cartwright junior, Charles Hamilton and Alice Orr have not been indexed.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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