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Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877
Samuel Warren Letters to Charles Kent
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of 37 autograph letters by English novelist Samuel Warren to his friend Charles Kent, an editor of the London Sun and the Weekly Register.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of 37 autograph letters by Warren to his friend Charles Kent, an editor of the London Sun and the Weekly Register. The letters often concern social engagements, but many discuss their interests and ideas relating to literature, religion, and the law.

Collection Creator Biography:

Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877

Samuel Warren was an English novelist and lawyer, best known for his work Ten Thousand a Year (1840-1841). Additionally, Warren sat in the House of Commons representing Midhurst (1856-1859) and served as a Master in Lunacy (1859-1877).

Collection History


Purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd. in 1993 (AM1993-147).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Samuel Warren Letters to Charles Kent; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1