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Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de (1707-1788), 1785 August 16
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists primarily of correspondence of Montagu and her contemporaries collected by A. M. Broadley for his 1903 extra-illustrated copy (in twelve volumes) of Dr. (John) Doran's A Lady of the Last Century (Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu) (London, 1873). Included are letters by Robert Adam, Hugh Blair, William Cowper, Richard Cumberland, David Garrick, George Lyttleton, Conyers Middleton, Sir Walter Scott, Richard B. Sheridan, Voltaire, William Wilberforce, and Edward Young. In addition, there are twenty letters by Montagu to various members of her circle and four letters to her from Frances Reynolds.
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The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
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Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de (1707-1788); Collected Correspondence of Elizabeth Montagu, C0078, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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