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Letters to Thomas Champion, 1813-1819
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of forty-eight letters by Watts to his friend Thomas Champion, a merchant at Mssrs. Rhodes & Champion in Sheffield. Champion was associated with Ebenezer Rhodes (1762-1839) a topographer and master cutler. At least 80 years old in 1814, Watts wrote these lengthy letters to Champion on a wide variety of topics including local news, politics, the manufacture of knives, razors, and seals, cooking, paintings, friends, gardens, hunting, and religion.
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No appraisal information is available.
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:
Letters to Thomas Champion; John Watts Letters to Thomas Champion, C0874, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1