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Barton, Thomas Pennant



  • Existence: 1803-1869

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Correspondence regarding Thomas Pennant Barton's Library

 Collection — MS 7339
Call Number: MS 7339
Scope and Contents

This collection, which was removed from the book The Sketch of Thomas Barton’s Library, contains correspondence from the bookseller Thomas Rodd regarding the selling and purchase of Shakespeare’s First Folio. Other letters are responses to Barton’s description of his library and the First Folio. Barton was the first collector of Shakespeare in the United States.

Dates: 1807-1861; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1873