Sir Eldred of the Bower [extract] [manuscript: handwritten transcript by Elizabeth Carter of part of Hannah Moreís poem]

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1780 
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(GEN) Handwritten transcript, in ink, of three stanzas of Hannah Moreís poem ëSir Eldred of the Bowerí (stanzas 21, 22 & 26 in the 1778 edition). The transcript is signed Elizabeth Carter and dated 1780 (possibly dated in another hand).||(PRV) Page from autograph album the ëBook of Fameí. In 1832 Hannah More presented the album to Sir Robert Harry Inglis; it was later split up and separate items from it sold at auction (Sothebyís, 19 July 1993).Elizabeth Carter selected this text to transcribe when invited to contribute to the sistersí superior autograph album, the ëBook of Fameí. In 1832 Hannah More presented the album to Sir Robert Harry Inglis; in this century it has been split up and separate items from it sold at auction (Sothebyís, 19 July 1993).||(BIN) One page, quarto, neatly and professionally inlaid. 
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