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Samuel Richardson collection of papers, 1746-1761.

Collection Data

Samuel Richardson was an English novelist. This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence, as well as a pencil portrait of the author. The manuscripts consist of essays and poems about the author by William Cowper, Lady Eliza Echlin, and Sir Walter Scott. The correspondence consists of letters, dating from 1746 to 1761, from the author to Elizabeth Carter and Lady Eliza Echlin. There are letters to Richardson from Elizabeth Carter, Colley Cibber, Edward Young and others, dating from 1749 to 1760.
Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1746 - 1761
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Richardson, S
Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761
Physical Description
Extent: 20 items.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15960839
MSS Unit ID: 19259
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a7faed10-c621-012f-29de-58d385a7bc34
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