Item 55-56 - Letters from W. P. Courtney to William Aldis Wright about Robert Smith

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Add. MS a/40/55-56


Letters from W. P. Courtney to William Aldis Wright about Robert Smith


  • 10 Apr 1897-8 May 1897 (Creation)

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2 letters: each one folded sheet

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Both letters on headed notepaper for the Reform Club, Pall Mall S.W. - Asking for information on Robert Smith 'for incorporation in a memoir of Robert Smith' [most likely the biography which Courtney wrote of Smith for the Dictionary of National Biography, for which Aldis Wright is cited as a source].

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Legacy article on Robert Smith by Courtney in the Dictionary of National Biography, published in 1897.

Courtney, W. P. "Smith, Robert (1689–1768)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. ; Accessed 13 Apr. 2022.

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