This collection consists of a disbound autograph album chiefly containing manuscripts and letters written by
leading British Victorian political, scientific, and literary figures; there is also
a small amount of material by American, French, German, and Polish writers.
John Kenyon (1784-1856), was a British poet and philanthropist. Other important
addressees in the collection are: Robert Johnston Barton (d. 1879), was a British
Captain in the Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Zululand in 1879; James Booth
(1796-1880), was a British Barrister and Secretary of the Board of Trade, and his
wife, Jane Noble Booth (d. 1872); Thomas Milner Gibson (1806-1884), was a British
politician; Henry Bellenden Ker (1785?-1871), British legal reformer.
111 pieces in 2 boxes
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