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Collection Level Description: Correspondence of William Hayley

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 19, d. 41
Title: Correspondence of William Hayley
Dates of Creation: 1774-1815
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Hayley (1745-1820) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Correspondence of William Hayley, with some verse.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Bernard Halliday in 1932.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40767-83.

Access Points

Poetry | 18th century

Poetry | 19th century

Poets | 18th century

Poets | 19th century

Hayley | William | 1745-1820 | Poet

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