George Crabbe collection 1776-1932


George Crabbe collection 1776-1932

Comprised of letters from Crabbe to various people, including Bernard Barton, Edmund Burke, George Crabbe (his son), Thomas Crofton Croker, and Alethea Lewis (concerning Crabbe's fiancee, Sarah Elmy); manuscripts of two poems ("Belinda Waters" and "Note Our Manor Lord..."); a manuscript notebook of poems; notes for a sermon; a fragment of a printed form ordering the removal of William Merchant from the Parish of Trowbridge to the Parish of East Knoyle (signed by Crabbe); and a scrapbook (1819-1932) of material about Crabbe, including engravings and clippings.

Total Boxes: 2; Other Storage Formats: oversize; Linear Feet: 1.40

Related Entities

There are 6 Entities related to this resource.

Crabbe, George, 1785-1857 (person)

Lewis, Alethea, 1749-1827 (person)

Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797 (person)

Private secretary to the British prime minister Rockingham who opposed British policies in America. From the description of ALS, 1775 January 12 : Westminister, to the Marquis of Rockingham. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283720 English statesman and orator. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : [n.p.], to Sir Peter Burrell, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858706 From the description of Autogr...

Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 (person)

Quaker poet. From the description of Letter : Woodbridge, to Robert Baldwin, London, 1820 Apr. 18. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28303417 Bernard Barton was born in Carlisle in 1784 and attended a Quaker school in Ipswich, before being apprenticed to a shopkeeper at Halstead in Essex in 1798. In 1806 he moved to Woodbridge in Suffolk and went into business with his brother. Apart from a short time spent in Liverpool following the death of his wife, Barton remained...

Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854 (person)

Thomas Crofton Croker was an Irish antiquary who devoted most of his life to collecting ancient Irish poetry and Irish folklore. In England in 1828 he founded the Society of Noviomagus with a small circle of like-minded friends. From the guide to the T. Crofton Croker Collection, 1827-1925, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Thomas Crofton Croker was born in County Cork, and worked as a clerk in the British Admiralty for some forty y...

Crabbe, George, 1754-1832 (person)

English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampstead, to an unnamed correspondent, [1817] May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270520174 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Parham, to Mr. Robinson, 1791 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526777 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trowbridge, to his son, the Reverend George Crabbe, 1828 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530510 From the descript...