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Letter from Louisa Montagu to Matthew Crawford discussing their engagement and including several stanzas of poetry, 31 March 1817

Identifier: Coll-1839/1/2/3

Scope and Contents

Letter from Louisa Montagu to Matthew Crawford discussing the length of their engagement, the division of income amongst her siblings and reassuring him of her continued affections. Including several stanzas of untitled poetry. The first lines read, "Oh! Since thou lov'st, I am blest, / Tho language fails, my joy to tell, / Or paint the feelings of that breast, / Where only thou, canst ever dwell."


  • Creation: 31 March 1817

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1 booklet, 4 pages; 1 letter, 1 leaf

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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