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Letter to Samuel Rose, 1788 June 6
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Contains a vociferous attack on Edward Gibbon and his religious beliefs; also mentions visits by John Newton and Lady Hesketh.
Arranged chronologically by sender.
- Custodial History
The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed in 1998. Finding aid written in 1998.
Biography written by Alyxandra Cullen, '09.
Finding aid updated by Faith Charlton in August 2015.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Letter to Samuel Rose; Princeton University Library Collection of William Cowper Materials, C0137, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1
The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: The Cowper and Newton Museum.