William Stewart Rose letter MS 168
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.
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.
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William Stewart Rose Letter, no date, MS 168 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
This collection was purchased from Brick Row Book Shop in 1966.
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