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BURNEY, Charles (1757-1817). Classical scholar and book collector.
Autograph Letter Signed to [Joseph] Goodall (1760-1840, provost of Eton), 2 pages 4to (trimmed, with no loss of text), Crewe Hall, Nantwich, 10 January 1810. Announcing his intention of using Goodall's letter to attack 'our new Professor of Casuistry', and issuing an invitation to join the Bishop of Carlisle and the Dean of Westminster at the next anniversary in December of that year.
Crewe Hall was the country seat of John Crewe (1742-1829, first baron), and his wife, the political and society hostess, Frances Crewe. Burney's sister, Fanny, was an intimate of the Crewes.
Some glue stains adhere to the margins of the second page.
[No: 24619]

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