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Copies of correspondence dated 1808-1824 between Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse; with a letter and copies of letters dated 1824-1829 of other correspondents with John Cam Hobhouse regarding letters of Lord Byron., 1829, undated.

Identifier: MS.43446

Scope and Contents

The copies in this folder are mostly of letters between Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse, dated between 1808 and 1824. There are some manuscript copies and some typescript. The manuscript copies have been placed before the typescript copies, with additional material at the end of the sequence.

The copies are all undated, so have been arranged chronologically in each section by date of the original letter. The original letters for many of these copies can be located earlier in the series.

The additional material includes one letter and copies of letters between John Cam Hobhouse and various correspondents. The letters all relate to the whereabouts of the letters of Lord Byron.

Copies, undated, of letters of Byron to John Cam Hobhouse dated:

1818: folios 1-48;

1819: folios 49-98;

1820: folios 99-138;

1821: folios 139-149;

1822: folios 150-151;

1823: folios 152-183;

Typescript copies, undated, of letters dated 1808-1824, between John Cam Hobhouse and Lord Byron: folios 184-199;

Copies of letters, 1824, of John Cam Hobhouse to Henry Luttrell and Emily Mary Temple (formerly Lady Cowper): folios 200-203;

Letter of John Murray [II] to John Cam Hobhouse including a copy of excerpts of letters dated 1821 of Lord Byron to John Murray [II], with a copy of letter of John Cam Hobhouse to John Murray [II], 1829: folios 204-209.


  • Creation: 1829, undated.


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210 Leaves

Language of Materials



i + 209 folios.

Existence and Location of Originals

MSS.43438-43440, Letters of Lord Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 1808-182419.

Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
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