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Title
"When Winchester races first took their beginning...", [Holograph poem]
Names
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 (Author)
Collection

Jane Austen papers

Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1817-07-15 (Inferred)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Austen, Jane
Genres
Manuscripts
Poetry
Notes
Content: Ms. in the hand of Jane (?) Austen, written three days prior to her death.
Numbering: MS 209715B (No. 410-12)
Ownership: Y.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 p.
Description
This is a synthetic collection of literary manuscripts and correspondence by Jane Austen. The manuscripts include one holograph poem ("When Winchester races first took their beginning") and one epigram "On the universities". The correspondence includes letters to Cassandra Austen and Martha Lloyd.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
Photo Order: 61905
NYPL Exhibition ID: WW09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ed7d930-2bf1-0138-f97b-0ad6090fe65b
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1775: Creator Born
  • 1817: Creator Died
  • 1817: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""When Winchester races first took their beginning..."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/25ca4770-2bf1-0138-c4e6-04d511d91362

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""When Winchester races first took their beginning..."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 11, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/25ca4770-2bf1-0138-c4e6-04d511d91362

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1817). "When Winchester races first took their beginning..." Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/25ca4770-2bf1-0138-c4e6-04d511d91362

Wikipedia Citation

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"When Winchester races first took their beginning..."