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Letter from John Bright to George C. Beckwith, Esq., 1855

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of over forty letters by Bright written while he was a member of Parliament and addressed to various individuals. Among the topics discussed in these letters are the Poor Laws, the question of Irish independence, the American Civil War and the issue of slavery, and the Corn Laws.

Collection History



Archival Appraisal Information:

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Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

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.

Credit this material:

Letter from John Bright to George C. Beckwith, Esq.; John Bright Letters, C0203, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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