- Davenport, Richard, of Calveley, d. 1771
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Richard Davenport of Calveley manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
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Richard Davenport was a friend of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. When Rousseau visited England, he stayed with the Davenports at their other estate, Wootton in Staffordshire from 1766-1769. To Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher : 1 autograph letter signed : [ca. 1769] : (MISC 0361) : begins, "I sent the enclosed on Monday to Wootton, was surpriz'd my letter returned, to hear you were gone ...".
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