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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1123

James Thomson copyright documents

Copyright documents concerning the poems of the Scottish poet James Thomson.

Dates

  • 1729-1751

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.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes an indenture covering the sale of Thomson's plays Sophonisba and Spring, burial records of Thomson and David Mallet, a copyright receipt, and documents assigning the rights of Thomson's poems.

Biographical / Historical

Thomson was a Scottish poet and dramatist.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

*46M-75-78F. Purchased with the Sheldon fund; received: 1946 September 6.
Title
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. James Thomson copyright documents, 1729-1751: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00974

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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