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Letters of, to and concerning John Cam Hobhouse., 1814-1875.

Identifier: MSS.42285-42293

Scope and Contents

The letters in this sequence are largely of Hobhouse to a variety of correspondents, including John Murray [II], John Murray [III], John Galt, John Hanson, Thomas Moore and John Polidori. Many of these letters relate to the poet Lord Byron, a great friend of Hobhouse. However there are also letters relating to other matters, including letters concerning the bequest of the Hobhouse papers to the British Museum. Typescript transcriptions of some letters of and to Hobhouse have also been included.


  • Creation: 1814-1875.


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9 Folders

Language of Materials



Most of the letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname. Assorted letters have then been grouped, before those concerning the bequest of the Hobhouse papers. The transcriptions end the sequence.

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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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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