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William Cowper letters

Title
William Cowper letters, 1769-1777.
Author
Cowper, William, 1731-1800.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 4256Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
Ford collection.
Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Subjects
Access (note)
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Provenance (note)
  • Items were originally part of the Ford and Lenox collections.
Call Number
MssCol 4256
OCLC
839920674
Author
Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
Title
William Cowper letters, 1769-1777.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
William Cowper (1731-1800) was an English poet and writer of hymns whose works, often celebrating the mundane or pastoral, are considered forerunners of Romantic poetry. The collection consists of letters from Cowper, one undated and to an illegible recipient declining an invitation, and one dated May 27, 1777, to lawyer Joseph Hill relating to financial matters.
Provenance
Items were originally part of the Ford and Lenox collections.
Occupation
Poets.
Added Author
Ford collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4256
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