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Sharp, Cuthbert, 1781-1849 (antiquarian, friend of Walter Scott)



  • Existence: 1781 - 1849

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Autograph letter signed from Walter Scott to Cuthbert Sharp, 10 May [1830]

 Item — Box CLX-A-393
Identifier: Coll-1147/22-0057/2
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Sir Walter Scott to his friend the antiquarian Cuthbert Sharp in Bishopwearmouth, Durham. From Abbotsford, dated 10th May [no year, but probably 1830].In the letter, Scott thanks Sharp for sending him some material relating to Lord William Howard (1563-1640), known as "Bauld Will Howard": "I am honoured with your letter and packet and am much flattered by your polite note". He praises Sharp for rescuing Howard "from...
Dates: 10 May [1830]