James Montgomery letter to Miss A. Hodgson

James Montgomery letter to Miss A. Hodgson

Dates: 1826

Letter from James Montgomery to Miss A. Hodgson at Coupland's Lodgings, England. Letter includes information about a literary bazaar. Dated 1826.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft)
  • Creator: Montgomery, James, 1771-1854
  • Call Number: MSS 8993
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8993; James Montgomery letter to Miss A. Hodgson; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8993, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Richard Ford Books, Printed Epherma and Manuscripts in March 2017.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Richard Ford Books, Printed Epherma and Manuscripts; March 2017.
Subject Terms
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Retail Trade; Bazaars (Charities); Montgomery, James, 1771-1854--Correspondence
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Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Kane, student manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2017.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1).
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Finding Aid Title
Montgomery (James) letter to Miss A. Hodgson
Finding Aid Author
Elizabeth Kane
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-08-17 14:09:08 -0600.
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Biographical History

James Montgomery (1771-1854) was a British poet, hymnwriter, and editor.

James Montgomery was born in Irvine, England on November 4, 1771 to John Montgomery and Mary Blackley. He went on to become a prolific poet, writing among many other works the poem "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief," which was later set to music. He also supported of the abolishment of slavery and wrote poetry on the topic.

John Montgomery died on April 30, 1854 in Yorkshire, Scotland, where he had spent much of his life.

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