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Samuel Warren Letters to Charles Kent


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877

Samuel Warren was an English novelist and lawyer, best known for his work Ten Thousand a Year (1840-1841). Additionally, Warren sat in the House of Commons representing Midhurst (1856-1859) and served as a Master in Lunacy (1859-1877).

Consists of 37 autograph letters by Warren to his friend Charles Kent, an editor of the London Sun and the Weekly Register. The letters often concern social engagements, but many discuss their interests and ideas relating to literature, religion, and the law.

Purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd. in 1993 (AM1993-147).

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Collection Inventory

Letters from Samuel Warren to Charles Kent, 1848-1871. 6 folders.
Physical Description

6 folders

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