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Letter from Louisa Crawford to her mother-in-law including a poem titled "To Love", 7 June 1823

Identifier: Coll-1839/1/1/1

Scope and Contents

Letter from Louisa Crawford to her mother-in-law, praising her husband and expressing the happiness of her marriage. Includes a poem titled "For Love." The first lines read, "Life is but short and in so brief a span / Love is the sweetest treasure of the soul / And God whose wisdom formed the heart of man / Bade that sweet planet round its circle roll."


  • Creation: 7 June 1823

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


1 booklet, 4 pages; 1 letter, 1 leaf

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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