Adolphus, John Leycester, 1795-1862

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Birth 1795
Death 1862
Britons

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John Leycester Adolphus, British barrister and writer. In his critical essay, Letters to Richard Heber (1821), he demonstrates Walter Scott's previously unacknowledged authorship of the Waverley novels.

From the guide to the John Leycester Adolphus manuscript material : 2 items, 1837-1839, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

British barrister and writer best remembered for his Letters to Richard Heber, a critical essay in which he demonstrates Walter Scott's (previously unacknowledged) authorship of the Waverley novels through analysis.

From the description of John Leycester Adolphus manuscript material, 1837-1839 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 72836983

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  • English poetry--19th century--Manuscripts--Specimens
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