Item 44 - Henry Hallam: historical notes

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Henry Hallam: historical notes


  • 19th c. (Creation)

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1 bundle, comprising: one sub-bundle in black ribbon, c 70 pieces; c 79 loose pieces; one sub-bundle in pink ribbon, c 33 pieces; c 153 loose pieces.

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Includes: vocabulary and other notes on classical texts; a sheet of Latin verse (hand unlike Henry Hallam's usual); draft letter from Henry Hallam to an unknown recipient on the subject of Croyland [otherwise Crowland] Abbey; draft Italian verse Se la rosa vivace, e il bianco giglio, with note by T. H. Vail Motter, 27 Sept 1967, giving his opinion that it is in the hand of Arthur Henry Hallam. Another piece of verse, Sisters that guard the charmed isle... is the name of a file amongst Vail Motter's papers at Princeton, and perhaps may also be by Hallam.

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T. H. Vail Motter's papers are at the Princeton University Library, reference C0670.

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