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1 manuscript letter from Gray to ?Brown, 1761-09-24

Reference Code: GBR/1058/GRA/3/3/2

Scope and Contents

The letter describes the coronation of George III which Gray attended. The letter is addressed 'Dear Sir', and noted as sent to James Brown by the Thomas Gray Archive.


  • 1761-09-24


1 item(s)

Former reference

LC II 238

Thomas Gray Archive reference


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from an auction of the belongings of Granville Penn of Stoke Park, 4 August 1854. May have been collected by Granville Penn's brother, John Penn.

Existence and Location of Copies

Published in 'The Correspondence of Thomas Gray and William Mason, with Letters to the Rev. James Brown, D.D.' Ed. by the Rev. John Mitford. London: Richard Bentley, 1853, letter LXX, 269-277. 'The Letters of Thomas Gray, including the correspondence of Gray and Mason', 3 vols. Ed. by Duncan C. Tovey. London: George Bell and Sons, 1900-12, letter no. CCXXIX, vol. ii, 228-237. 'Correspondence of Thomas Gray', 3 vols. Ed. by the late Paget Toynbee and Leonard Whibley, with corrections and additions by H. W. Starr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971 [1st ed. 1935], letter no. 345, vol. ii, 752-758.

Physical Description

Conserved and housed in a soft binding.

Repository Details

Part of the Pembroke College Library Repository

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