Manuscripts, letters and early editions

Item author: Thomas De Quincey
Item date: 1785-1859
(this is an approximate date)
Grant Value: 7,000
Item cost: 13,000
Item date acquired: 2000
Item institution: Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage
Town/City: Grasmere
County: Cumbria

Papers that supplement the whole of De Quinceys biography; includes letters from John Wilson, Charles Lloyd plus fragments of the MS of Autographic Sketches

Item Provenance
By family descent