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Letter to Christopher Lonsdale

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P664


Edward Smith Biggs (died 1833?), was a music teacher, glee composer and pianist. In this letter, he wrote to Christopher Lonsdale (circa 1795-1877) at Debden, England, a music publisher, about a parcel delivery and gave him instructions to handle other business. Biggs also expressed his opinion about several musical works and whether Lonsdale should publish the works or not.


  • Creation: September 10, 1825


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1 folder (1 leaf)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS P664

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 73, part of temporary collection "Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c."

Guide to the Edward Smith Biggs Collection
Letter to Christopher Lonsdale
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Letter to Christopher Lonsdale, MS P664, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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