Manuscript for "The Four Georges"

Manuscript for "The Four Georges"

Dates: approximately 1855

Manuscript (plus typescript) of two pages of "The Four Georges" which criticize George IV of England for his uncontrolled spending practices. The manuscript is more direct and accusing than the published version of the book, which contains no portions of the manuscript's text.

  • Extent: 3 p.
  • Creator: Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Manuscript for "The Four Georges" must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2; Manuscript for "The Four Georges"; Literary Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Literature; Mormon authors
Appraisal Information
Literary manuscript.
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Finding Aid Title
Manuscript for "The Four Georges"
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:35-0700
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Victorian author.

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Kristi Young
Curator - Literary Manuscripts