Letters, 1757-1772.


Montagu, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720-1800. Letters, 1757-1772.

Letters, 1757-1772.

Four of the items are addressed to pastoral poet John Cunningham (1771-1772, n.d.) and discuss his works. The two 1771 letters are bound together, along with a printed etching of Mrs. Montague and a later (handwritten) description of her literary accomplishments.

5 items (3 leaves, 1 booklet)

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Boscawen, Frances Evelyn, 1719-1805

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Frances Evelyn Boscawen, a letter writer and literary hostess, was born at St. Clere, near Wrotham in Kent, on 23 July 1719, and died at her home, 14 South Audley Street, London, on 26 February 1805. From the description of F. Boscawen letter to Revd. Mr. Nicholl, [1771] July 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 702683701 ...

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