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Manuscripts and corrected proofs from the collection of Alexander Pollock Watt and his son Alexander Strahan Watt

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10219-10233

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscripts and annotated proofs of literary works by various authors represented by the literary agents A. P. Watt and Son, some accompanied by items of correspondence.


  • Creation: 1876-1924



16 item(s)

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Custodial History

The items were presented by their authors to A. P. and A. S. Watt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited, 2018.

Related Materials

Two printed books were received as part of the same accession: Rudyard Kipling, 'Schoolboy Lyrics' (Lahore, 1881), the title page signed by Kipling and inscribed ‘To A. P. Watt from Caroline Kipling. 1901’ and with a letter of August 15 1901 (dictated but signed) by Caroline Kipling sending this copy of Watt (Syn.7.88.174); and Rudyard Kipling, 'Departmental Ditties and other Verses' (Lahore, [1886], with a note from Edith R. Chichele Plowden about selling this copy to A. S. Watt (Syn.4.88.308).

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Repository Details

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