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SURRY INSTITUTION
[Programme. 1817]
Surry Institution. October 1, 1817. ... I am directed by the Committee of Managers to inform you, that the following courses of lectures will be delivered in the ensuing season: ... Knight Spencer, Secretary.
[London]: [1817].
2, [2] p. ; 38.1 cm. (2°)

Drop-head title. Conjugate leaf blank. Lectures by the Rev. W.B. Collyer and one of the vice-presidents of the Philosophical Society of London on ethics, by James Lowe Wheeler on chemistry, by William Hazlitt on the British poets from Chaucer to Cowper, and by William Crotch on music. Soane attended the last of Hazlitt's lecture series on the English poets in Feburary 1818; by April a friendship was established, with Hazlitt giving Soane a copy of the second edition of Characters of Shakespear's plays (q.v.) probably in June 1818.

Copy Notes Previously folded as a letter addressed John Soane Esqr / Lincolns Inn Fields, red and black postal franks.

Binding Folded bifolium.

Reference Number 5978


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