James Boswell Letter to Andrew Gibb
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a signed, handwritten letter from London by James Boswell to Andrew Gibb; hand-written unsigned reply from Gibb to Boswell drafted on verso. Boswell portrait painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, engraved by E. Finden.
- January 4, 1791
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Biographical / Historical
James Boswell (1740-1785) Scottish author and biographer of Samuel Johnson.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Arthur G. Rippey estate, 1997.
In box and folder by Laura Wait.
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