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Letters and Latin odes from Bartholomew de Sanctis, 1823 - 1825

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 430-442

Scope and Contents

Five letters sent by de Sanctis to the Board of Longitude, along with two Latin odes; marked 'wild letters and various Latin and Italian odes'. De Sanctis was an Italian physician and Professor of Mathematics who fell on hard times following his move to England, ending his days in a workhouse. In one of the letters he remarks that he was 'without home' [RGO 14/40: 434v].

Dates

  • 1823 - 1825

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

13 folio(s) (13 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

de Sanctis, Bartholomew

Finding aid date

2011-12-16 10:30:10+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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