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Leaf 18, 1810 January 29
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
ANDERSON (Robert) (1760-1830), literary scholar and biographer, editor of A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain (1792-5). ALS to R. H. Cromek. Dated 29 January 1810. Four pages. Quarto. Quoting extensively from a letter to him by Ramsay on the subject of an article he had published anonymously on Burns in The Bee in which Ramsay praised Cromek for his industry in collecting the materials. Implying, however, that Burns could be subjected to too much exposure."Everything may be carried too far." Anderson himself closes, thanking Cromek:"I am quite delighted with the success of your poetical tour, and impatient to see your collection."
- Custodial History
By descent from T. H. Cromek. T. H. Cromek's daughter married John Warrington of Newland Hall, Wakefield. He was the father of Austin Warrington, whose son Paul Warrington inherited the Cromek archive and left the archive on his death to his wife, Jeanne Warrington, in 1992, who in turn left the archive to R. H. Cromek's great-great-great grandson Ian Warrington on her death in 2007, who sold the archive at Sothebys London in July 2008.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by John Delaney on April 6, 2009. Finding aid coded by John Delaney on April 7-8, 2009, based on the descriptions of John Hart and Chris Johnson.
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- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- 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.
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Leaf 18; Robert and Thomas Hartley Cromek papers, C1313, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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