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Assorted letters of and to John Cam Hobhouse., 1816-1854, undated.

Identifier: MS.42291

Scope and Contents

The letters have been arranged by correspondent surname, with an unknown correspondent and accounts placed at the end of the sequence.

Letter of Alfred D'Orsay von Barry to John Cam Hobhouse, 1854: folio 1;

Copy of a letter of John Cam Hobhouse to Charles Frisby Barry, 1827: folios 2-3;

Letter of Luigi Chiaveri to John Cam Hobhouse, 1831: folios 4-5;

Letter of Scrope Berdmore Davies to John Cam Hobhouse, 1816: folio 6;

Letter of John Cam Hobhouse to William Finden, 1841: folios 7-9;

Letter of Stephen Lushington to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824: folio 10-11;

Letter of John Murray [II] to John Cam Hobhouse, undated: folios 12-13;

Letter of John Cam Hobhouse possibly to John Murray [III], 1854: folios 14-17;

Letter of Mary Shelley to John Cam Hobhouse, 1825: folios 18-19;

Correspondence, including an envelope, between John Cam Hobhouse and Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of Derby, 1843 and 1852: folios 20-32;

Letter of Joseph Douglas Strutt to John Cam Hobhouse, 1821: folios 33-34;

Letter of Richard Williams to John Cam Hobhouse, 1835: folios 35-36;

Letter of an unknown correspondent to John Cam Hobhouse, 1817: folios 37-38;

Accounts relating to a statue of Lord Byron, 1845: folios 39-40.


  • Creation: 1816-1854, undated.


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41 Leaves

Language of Materials



i + 40 folios.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Related Materials

There is further correpsondence, including between Luigi Chiaveri and Hobhouse, relating to the statue of Lord Byron by Thorvaldsen in MS.43533.

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