Transcription of Hayley's letters

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Transcription of the correspondence of William Hayley

This project is on behalf of the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge and is part of the research project 'Most Sacred Things' funded by the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust and a Cambridge University Humanities Research Grant.

This project contains 3 sets of correspondence:

  • William Hayley and John Flaxman
  • William Hayley and Eliza Ball Hayley
  • William Hayley and Anna Seward

How to transcribe the card index

Transcribing these letters varies in difficulty due to the hand writing, layout and information contained. What we would like you to do, is to capture some structured data. The fields we would like captured are:

  • The Registration mark
  • The date of the letter
  • The body of the letter
  • Any comments you may have