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Author: Joseph Spence
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his
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Genre/Form: Autographs (manuscripts)
Anecdotes
Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Eustace Budgell; Colley Cibber; Antonio Cocchi; William Congreve; James Dodsley; Stephen Duck; Mary Lawman; Harry Lee; Robert Lowth; David Mallet; Charles Montagu Halifax, Earl of; Alexander Pope; Samuel Richardson; Glocester Ridley; Edward Rolle; Joseph Spence; William Trumbull, Sir; Joseph Warton; Eustace Budgell; Colley Cibber; Antonio Cocchi; William Congreve; James Dodsley; Stephen Duck; Charles Montagu Halifax, Earl of; Robert Lowth; David Mallet; Alexander Pope; Samuel Richardson; Glocester Ridley; Joseph Spence; William Trumbull, Sir; Joseph Warton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Spence
OCLC Number: 702138266
Description: 7.75 linear feet (10 boxes)
Other Titles: Anecdotes, observations, and characters, of books and men.
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The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his Moralities (1753, under the pseudonym of Sir Harry Beaumont). The correspondence principally concerns personal and business matters, including the settlement of Spence's estate.

Series VIII, Derby Anecdotes (Oversize) contains a large paper extra-illustrated set of the Anecdotes (1820) with autograph documents bound in,including autographs of Eustace Budgell, Colley Cibber, William Congreve, George II, Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax, David Mallet, Alexander Pope, Sir William Trumbull, and Joseph Warton.

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