Thomas Gray to Thomas Wharton, 4 June 1762

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Letter ID: letters.0411 (Source: TEI/XML)


Writer: Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 [i]
Writer's age: 45
Addressee: Wharton, Thomas, 1717-1794 [i]
Addressee's age: 45[?]


Date of composition: 4 June 1762 [i]
Date (on letter): June 4. 1762
Calendar: Gregorian


Place of composition: Cambridge, United Kingdom [i]
Address (on letter): Pemb: Hall

Physical description

Form/Extent: A.L.S.; 2 pages, 226 mm x 187 mm


Language: English
Incipit: I have no other apprehension, if I should come into the North,...
Mentioned: Antrobus, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1709-1773 [i]

Holding Institution

Egerton MS 2400, f. 153, Manuscripts collection, British Library [i], London, UK <>
Availability: The original letter is extant and usually available for academic research purposes

Print Versions

  • The Works of Thomas Gray, 5 vols. Ed. by John Mitford. London: W. Pickering, 1835-1843, section IV, letter CXII, vol. iii, 295-296 - view pages
  • The Letters of Thomas Gray, including the correspondence of Gray and Mason, 3 vols. Ed. by Duncan C. Tovey. London: George Bell and Sons, 1900-12, letter no. CCXLI, vol. ii, 259-260 - view pages
  • 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. 358, vol. ii, 779-780 - view pages