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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1232

George Henry Lewes letters to Wathen Mark Wilks Call


Letters to English poet Wathen Mark Wilks Call from English author George Henry Lewes.


  • 1852-1878

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes letters from Lewes to Call concerning Call's poems and other writings and the publishing of their works. Also includes letters between various other correspondents concerning the copyright of Lewes's Life of Robespierre.

Biographical / Historical

Lewes was an English author. Call was an English poet.


Arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*64M-127. Purchased with the Lincoln fund; received: 1965 Jan. 10.

Lewes, George Henry, 1817-1878. George Henry Lewes letters to Wathen Mark Wilks Call, 1852-1878: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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