New Trial Database: Burney Collection

Reverend Charles Burney, 1757-1817

Reverend Charles Burney, 1757-1817

The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 – 1817), son of music historian Charles Burney and brother of writer Fanny Burney, represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.

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The trial is available until December 15, 2013. For more information, contact: Ed Shephard.

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