Collection: BC MS 19c Brontë: Brontë family manuscripts and correspondence

Archive File icon Archive File: Letters from Branwell Brontë to various correspondents

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Title: Letters from Branwell Brontë to various correspondents

Level: File 

Classmark: BC MS 19c Brontë/02/01

Original reference: BC MS 19c Brontë/B4

Date: 1842 - 1848

Size and medium: 24 letters, one volume

Persistent link: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/27906 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Letters written by Branwell Brontë and addressed to various correspondents. 21 letters are addressed to Joseph Bentley Leyland, with one address to Francis Grundy, one to John Brown, and a further letter to an anonymous correspondent.

The letters were previously bound together in a single volume with transcripts, titled 'The Leyland Manuscripts'. The volume of transcripts is listed at the end of this sequence (BC MS 19c Brontë/02/25)

Arrangement

The letters have been arranged chronologically.

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