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Description

Letter from Sir Frederic Madden, librarian at the British Museum, to John Payne Collier, thanking him for a facsimile.

Inscription

B.M.
8 Augt. 1845

My dear Sir,

Absence from town and illness have prevented my acknowledging earlier the receipt of your kind present of the facsimile to H[indec] curious volume, for which I return you very sincere thanks.

Believe me,
Yours very sincerely
F. Madden

J.P. Collier Esq.

Notes

Alan Cole
Sir Frederic Madden (1801-73), was an English palaeographer and Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Madden

John Payne Collier (1789-1883), was an English Shakespearian critic and forger.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Payne_Collier

Language

English

Associated Parties

John P. Collier (Recipient)

Place of Creation

London, United Kingdom, Europe

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Date Created

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Collection

Science

Series

British Museum

Forgeries

Libraries

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 222, h: 180, d: -