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Letter to Sarah Bacon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P700


Signing himself as her affectionate friend and brother, S. L. writes from London, England to Sarah (Sally) Bacon, who is staying at Mrs. Harrison's at Hays near Bromley, Kent, England. He is writing from Wills Coffee House in Cornhill. While he is gratified to learn that she has been well received, he is distressed that her mother has treated him unfairly with regard to some financial matters. Also, he cautions Sarah about any possible marriage plans.


  • Creation: December 8, 1724

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1 folder (1 leaf)

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Physical Location

MS P700

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 34, formerly 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 Letter to Sarah Bacon
Letter to Sarah Bacon
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Preferred citation
Letter to Sarah Bacon, MS P700, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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