Letters from the Burney Family

Scope and Content

Letters from various members of the Burney family to HLP:

  • numbers 1-13 are letters from Dr Charles Burney;
  • numbers 14-16 are poems by the same (number 16 is copied by HLP);
  • numbers 17-26 are letters from Fanny Burney;
  • number 27 is a letter from Charles Burney (the younger).

See W. Wright Roberts, Charles and Fanny Burney in the light of the new Thrale correspondence in the John Rylands Library, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, vol. 16 (1932), pp. 115-36 .

See also the letters from Marianne Francis, niece of Fanny Burney, to HLP (English MSS 582-584 ).

Related Material

The Library also holds a small collection of Burney manuscripts: see English MS 913.