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'The London Tavern: Past and Present' and 'A Tradition of the King's Head Tavern'

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SCOPE AND CONTENT:

  • handwritten draft of an article, A Tradition of the King's Head Tavern in the Poultry by unknown author, possibly 'Thomson' (27pp), n.d.
  • Three printed proofs of the article with annotations, March 1852
  • Two handwritten drafts of the article, The London Tavern: Past and Present (17pp and 34pp), October 1851
  • Two printed proofs of the article, The London Tavern: Past and Present, annotated (2 copies), 1852
  • Edition of Household Words featuring the article, The London Tavern: Past and Present (14pp), 18 October 1851
  • Letter from Charles Dickens regarding the article A Tradition of the King's Head Tavern in the Poultry (2pp), n.d.

EXTENT: 1 volume