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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1371

Henry Fielding papers for Of outlawry in criminal causes

Overview

Autograph manuscript fragment of a political treatise on eighteenth century law by English author Henry Fielding.

Dates

  • 1737-1929

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.1 linear feet (2 volumes)

Autograph manuscript fragment of Fielding's unpublished treatise on eighteenth century law. Also includes a letter from Fielding to John Nourse and a letter from Arundell Esdaile to Mitchell Kennerly for Jerome Kern.

Biographical / Historical

Fielding was an English author.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

MS, f

Immediate Source of Acquisition

86M-13. Deposited by The Viscountess Eccles, Four Oaks Farm, 350 Burnt Mill Road, Somerville, New Jersey 08876; received: 1987 December; gift: 1987 February.

Title
Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. Henry Fielding papers for Of outlawry in criminal causes, 1737-1929: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00479

Repository Details

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