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Thomas Gray to William Mason, [c. 27 December 1757]

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Letter ID: letters.0299

Correspondents

Writer: Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 [i]
Writer's age: 41
Addressee: Mason, William, 1724-1797 [i]
Addressee's age: 33

Dates

Date of composition: [c. 27 December 1757] [i]
Calendar: Gregorian

Places

Place of composition: [Cambridge, United Kingdom] [i]

Content

Language: [unknown]
Incipit: [not extant]
Contents: "[Between Gray's letter to Mason of 19 Dec. 1757 (Letter 259 [letters.0298]) and Mason's letter to Gray of 5 Jan. 1758 (Letter 261 [letters.0300]) other letters must have passed between them, in one of which Gray sent to Mason the anonymous criticisms, which Mason returned with his letter of 5 Jan.]"
Correspondence of Thomas Gray, 3 vols. Ed. by the late Paget Toynbee and Leonard Whibley, with corrections and additions by H. W. Starr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971 [1st ed. 1935], vol. ii, 546.

Holding Institution

Availability: The original letter is not extant, no copy, transcription, or published version survives

Print Versions

  • Correspondence of Thomas Gray, 3 vols. Ed. by the late Paget Toynbee and Leonard Whibley, with corrections and additions by H. W. Starr. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971 [1st ed. 1935], letter no. 260, vol. ii, 546 - view pages