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Guide to the Thomas Robert Malthus letter, undated

Summary

Author of the "Essay on the principle of population" (1798). Collection comprises an undated letter from Malthus to his publisher, William Clowes, regarding a proof correction for an advertisement in one of his publications. In it he also asks if he has misdirected the mailing of his previous corrections, and wonders if they were received in time.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.00840
Title
Thomas Robert Malthus letter
Date
undated
Creator
Malthus, T. R. (Thomas Robert), 1766-1834
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises an undated letter from Malthus to his publisher, William Clowes, regarding a proof correction for an advertisement in one of his publications. In it he also asks if he has misdirected the mailing of his previous corrections, and wonders if they were received in time. The letter was orignally laid in a copy of An Essay on the Principle of Population..., Duke University, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections, volume A-16 M261E.

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Thomas Robert Malthus Letter, undated, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Thomas Malthus was the author of the "Essay on the Principle of Population" (1798).


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Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, July 2010

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, July 2010