Woodson Research Center, Rice University

William Stewart Rose letter MS 168



creator aut Rose, William Stewart
Title: William Stewart Rose letter
Dates: undated
Abstract: This collection contains a letter by William Stewart Rose, British poet and translator, to Mr. Sotheby at his auction rooms near Waterloo bridge, complaining that not only was the sale of his books to take place in Whitsun but that the Stokes Park Library was being sold at the same time. He requests that catalogues be sent to various people, including Lady Caroline Lamb and Mr. Murray.
Identification: MS 168
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

William Stewart Rose (1775 - 1843) was a British poet and translator. He attended Eton College and the University of Cambridge, and was appointed Reading Clerk to the House of Lords. He translated many works and authored a volume of poems titled The Crusade of St. Louis in 1810.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter by William Stewart Rose, British poet and translator, to Mr. Sotheby at his auction rooms near Waterloo bridge, complaining that not only was the sale of his books to take place in Whitsun but that the Stokes Park Library was being sold at the same time. He requests that catalogues be sent to various people, including Lady Caroline Lamb and Mr. Murray.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the William Stewart Rose Letter must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Stewart Rose Letter, no date, MS 168 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Brick Row Book Shop in 1966.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: William Stewart Rose letter undated
0 Linear Feet0

Folder
1 Rose letter, undated