Other Correspondence

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  • (a) folios 5-69, letters from various correspondents (including Garrick, Reynolds, Arkwright, Erasmus Darwin, John Flaxman, Benjamin Franklin and Anna Seward), to Josiah Wedgwood, senior (1781-1794), with some replies of the latter;
  • (b) folios 70-81, letters to Josiah Wedgwood, junior, and Thomas Wedgwood from various correspondents (1799-1804). Folios 1-4 contain a lengthy note, dated July 30, 1867 , by Wedgwood's biographer, Eliza Meteyard, dealing with the provenance of the originals of these letters, formerly in the possession of Miss Louisa Goddard, but later dispersed.