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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 742

Letters from various correspondents to John Sneyd

Letters to British clergyman John Sneyd from various correspondents.


  • 1788-1805

Conditions Governing Access

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


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Consists chiefly of letters to Sneyd from various correspondents, including Charles Arbuthnot, George Canning, and Harriet Mary Amyand Harris, Countess of Malmesbury, among others. These letters concern politics in England, travels throughout England and Europe, and Napoleon Bonaparte.

Biographical / Historical

Sneyd was a British clergyman and friend of the statesman George Canning.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*48M-259. Gift of Thomas S. Lamont, Esq.; received: 1949 June 30.
Sneyd, John, d. 1835, recipient. Letters from various correspondents to John Sneyd, 1788-1805: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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