Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

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Dates:
Birth 1787
Death 1874
English

Biographical notes:

Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all.".

From the guide to the Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chancery Lane, to Mr. Moxon, 1835 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615620

From the description of Autograph poem "An Epitaph" beginning "He died, and left the world behind" signed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615606

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Russell Square, to Mr. Gibbs, [1825 Dec. 15]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615616

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to H.F. Chorley, Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615612

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grays Inn Square, to Moxon, Sunday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615609

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grays Inn Square, to Blanchard, 1840 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615624

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Brookfield, [1848 Nov. 3]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615626

Procter was an English poet.

From the guide to the Bryan Waller Procter letters to Taylor and Hessey, 1822-1824., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

British poet and barrister who wrote under the pseudonym "Barry Cornwall". Married to Anne Benson Procter.

From the description of Letters, 1818-1867. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122654617

Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all."

From the description of Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 124202863

Barry Cornwall, the pseudonym of Bryan Waller Procter, was a 19th-century British author most noted for his verse and biographies. His literary circle included many prominent countrymen of his day, including Charles Lamb and Charles Dickens. His style was old-fashioned and frankly sentimental, and his poems were popular with a number of writers.

From the description of B.W. Procter letters and poem, 1819-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51464344

British poet and lawyer; Barry Cornwall is a pen name for Bryan Waller Procter.

From the description of The sea : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, in autograph letter signed : London, to James T. Fields, 1858 Feb. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615629

English lawyer and poet; born Bryan Waller Procter. He was a friend of many other literary fugures, including Lamb, Dickens, and Leigh Hunt. As metropolitan commissioner for lunacy he was responsible for Mary Lamb for many years after her brother's death.

From the description of Charles Lamb : AMs, [1865?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490299

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  • Authors, English--Biography
  • Children--Poetry
  • English poetry--19th century
  • Peafowl--Poetry
  • Fables, English
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