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William Hazlitt letter to unidentified recipient

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0973

Content Description

William Hazlitt wrote this autograph letter to an unidentified recipient, reporting on a literary matter: "I have heard from Jeffrey...the great man seems favorable. He says that he thinks he shall put it in the next number; that the article reads pleasantly, and that he knows the author; so that we may live in hope." Letter does not appear in The Letters of William Hazlitt, ed. by Sikes and Bonner, William Hazlitt to His Publishers, Friends, and Creditors: Twenty-Seven New Holograph Letters, ed. by Robinson, or Leigh Hunt: A Life in Letters. Together with some Correspondence of William Hazlitt, ed. by Gates.


  • Creation: circa 1815


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,


1 item (1 page)


Consists of one autograph letter signed by William Hazlitt to an unidentified recipient circa 1815.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2014.

Related Materials

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Shelving Summary

Box 68, F0973: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, January 2016.

Finding aid for William Hazlitt letter to unidentified recipient
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2016 January 20
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