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Robert Robinson manuscript material

Title
Robert Robinson manuscript material, 1782-1789.
Author
Robinson, Robert, 1735-1790.

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Additional Authors
Hays, Mary, 1759-1843
Description
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Subjects
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Robert Robinson, English Baptist minister.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
859346315
Author
Robinson, Robert, 1735-1790.
Title
Robert Robinson manuscript material, 1782-1789.
Summary
To Mary Hays, novelist : 9 letters : -- 1 autograph letter third person : 13 Nov 1782 : (MISC 2153) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Walworth : saying, "...if it be possible he will not fail to wait on Miss Hays (for whom he entertains the most profound esteem) some time to morrow afternoon ..." -- 1 letter signed : 11 Jan 1783 : (MISC 2154) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Chesterton : in the hand of an amanuensis; begins, "I had certainly answered your complaisant favour of the 27th of last month had I not been ill ..." -- 1 letter signed : 26 Mar 1783 : (MISC 2155) : 2 ¹/₃ pages (double sheet) : from Chesterton : in the hand of an amanuensis; begins, "Though I generally make use of an amanuensis, yet I seldom do so to your sex, but at present I am obliged to serve all alike ..." -- 1 letter signed : 22 Dec 1783 : (MISC 2156) : 2 ²/₃ pages (double sheet) : from Chesterton : in the hand of an amanuensis; begins, "It does not signify, good Miss Hayes, for once, for this once, you must submit to an amanuensis ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 16 Jun 1784 : (MISC 2157) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Chesterton : begins, "I am extremely sorry to hear that you have been so ill ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 15 Jul 1788 : (MISC 2158) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Chesterton : begins, "Is there not a sort of fatality in our correspondence? Certainly without any design ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Nov 1788 : (MISC 2159) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from Chesterton : begins, "I have a singular pleasure in all the letters with which your friendship indulges me ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Mar 1789 : (MISC 2160) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from Chesterton : begins, "I owe you so many thanks, that I know not where to begin ..." -- 1 autograph letter [signature cut away] : 8 Dec 1789 : (MISC 2161) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Chesterton : begins, "Pardon me, good Miss Hays, I just call in to ask, how do you do?" -- All letters published in full in Marilyn Brooks's edition of Mary Hays's letters, p. 250-263.
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Robert Robinson, English Baptist minister.
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Hays, Mary, 1759-1843, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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