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Harriet Martineau letters, 1832-1866.
BANC MSS 90/60 z
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Title:

Harriet Martineau letters, 1832-1866

Creator/Contributor:

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876, creator

Abstract:

Cotains 4 letters by Harriet Martineau. The first letter dated October 20, 1832, discusses a tale from her book on economics, "Illustrations of Political Economy." The second letter, circa 1844, regards a series of "shilling volumes" about to be issued by her publisher, Charles Knight, and a discussion of her efforts on behalf of a certain Cahgtreq, young Irish writer and would-be political activist. The third letter, circa 1845-1850, is apologizing that she is unable to provide assistance in securing employment in London. The fourth letter, dated August 13, 1866, concerns the ravages of old age.

Date:

1832 (issued)

Subject:

Martineau, Harriet -- 1802-1876 -- Correspondence

Note:

Harriet Martineau letters, BANC MSS 90/60, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
Martineau letters acquired from various sources.
Letter circa 1844 : First page was reproduced in Harriet Martineau: A Radical Victorian, by Robert K. Webb (Columbia University Press, 1960), facing p. 51.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 90/60 z

Origin:

California