Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Thomas B. Macaulay Letter, 1853 MS 185



creator aut Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron
Title: Thomas B. Macaulay Letter
Dates: 1853
Abstract: This collection contains a portion of a letter written by T.B. Macaulay to H. Bowie. The letter reads as follows: “I shall have great pleasure in sending you any bill which you may particularly wish to have. Very truly yours, T.B. Macaulay.”
Identification: MS 185
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Babington (T.B) Macaulay (1800-1859) was a 19th century British poet, historian, and Whig politician and one of the two Members of Parliament for Edinburgh. He was both an essayist and reviewer, and he also wrote extensively on British history. Macaulay played an important role in developing a bilingual colonial India, as well as enacting a criminal law system after the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Macaulay was named Baron in 1857, and to date some of his most famous works are: “The History of England from the Accession of James the Second,” Horatius, and Laws of Ancient Rome.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains a portion of a letter written by T.B. Macaulay to H. Bowie. The letter reads as follows: “I shall have great pleasure in sending you any bill which you may particularly wish to have. Very truly yours, T.B. Macaulay.”


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Thomas B. Macaulay Letter must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas B. Macaulay Letter, 1853, MS 185 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased on September 1, 1966.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Letter

Folder
1 Macaulay letter 1853