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Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


Biographical Note

Born in Dublin, Thomas Moore was educated at Trinity College. During his lifetime he published several volumes of verse, a history of Ireland and a biography of Lord Byron, with whom he maintained a close friendship.

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Boston College collection of Thomas Moore


Collection relating to the Irish nineteenth-century poet Thomas Moore from 1813-1833 including his letters, an annotated clipping, a manuscript fragment of Lalla Rookh, and portrait engravings of Moore. The letters concern a variety of subjects including his publications and an account of a discussion with Sir Francis Rawdon (Earl of Moira and Lord Hastings) about India.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1813 - 1833; Majority of material found within 1813 - 1817