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Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of a small collection of letters addressed to members of the family of English penal reformer Matthew Davenport Hill, with additional letters and other material, mostly addressed to the same recipients. Correspondents include Elihu Burritt, Richard Cobden, Dinah Maria Craik, Maria Edgeworth, James Anthony Froude, Alexander von Humboldt, Cardinal Newman, Sir Robert Peel, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, William Makepeace Thackeray, and Charlotte Mary Yonge.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
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:
Correspondence; Matthew Davenport Hill Family Correspondence, C1256, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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