Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815

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Wife of Sir William Hamilton, born Emma Lyon. Mistress of Lord Nelson.

From the description of ALS : Merton, to an unidentified correspondent, 1806 Dec. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541889

Mistress of Lord Nelson.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified woman, [1800-1815] Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499154

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales [later George IV], 1806 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270504606

From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : London, to Mr. Stewart, [1800-1805] April 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497766

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to [Sir William Nelson], 1809 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270503565

In 1813, Lady Hamilton was arrested for debt and consigned to the King's Bench debtors' prison in Southwark, although she was allowed to live with her young daughter on parole in nearby lodgings.

From the description of Statement of claim : manuscript, 1813 Feb. 7. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612766145

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. ALS : Merton, to an unidentified correspondent, 1806 Dec. 21. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Mrs. Edward S. Harkness collection of Lady Hamilton, 1730-1812 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Autograph letter in the third person : London, to Mr. Stewart, [1800-1805] April 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803. Letters, memoranda, and drawings concerning Pompei and recent eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Etna, 1760-1799. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Knight, Ellis Cornelia, 1757-1837. Sketchbook of a cruise on the Foudroyant, 1800-1806. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Collection of autograph letters signed : primarily London, 1800-1809. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others, 1760-1869. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Pièces curieuses, pour servir à l'histoire de France : autograph manuscript notes, [undated, but probably ca. 1864]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. ALS : Brixham, to Emma Hamilton, London, 1801 Feb. 16. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified woman, [1800-1815] Dec. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Autograph letter signed : Victory, to Lady Hamilton, 1805 Oct. 11, 12, 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Papers of Horatio Nelson, 1777-1925. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others, 1760-1869. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Price, Uvedale, Sir, 1747-1829. Autograph letter signed : Foxley, to an unidentified correspondent, 1827 Oct. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Autograph letter signed : Medusa, to Lady Hamilton, 1801 Aug. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004. The volcano lover : a romance / by Susan Sontag. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Harkness, Mary Stillman,. Mrs. Edward S. Harkness collection of Lady Hamilton, 1730-1812. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Letter : [London], to Sir William Hamilton, 1792 Sept. 30. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
creatorOf Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. Autograph letter signed : [France], to an unidentified recipient, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters, memoranda, and drawings concerning Pompei and recent eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Etna, 1760-1799. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Letters : to Lady Hamilton, 1801-1804. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Autograph letter signed : Victory, H.M.S., to Lady [Emma] Hamilton, 1804 May 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Autograph letter signed : St. George, thick fog off?, to Lady Hamilton, 1801 Mar. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Curwen, John Christian, 1756-1828. Autograph letter signed : London, to John Romney, 1803 Mar. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Inscription and hair for Sir William, 1790 Aug. 10. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Romney, George, 1734-1802,. Autograph letter (draft) from George Romney to Emma Hart [manuscript], 1786 August. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Autograph letter signed : Portsmouth, to Lady Hamilton, 1804 Sept. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Autograph note : to Lord Nelson, 1799 Dec. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Autograph letter signed : London, to Captain Those, 1807 Jan. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to [Sir William Nelson], 1809 July 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Harkness, Mary Stillman,. Mrs. Edward S. Harkness collection of Lady Hamilton, 1730-1812. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Autograph letter signed : to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales [later George IV], 1806 Feb. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815. Statement of claim : manuscript, 1813 Feb. 7. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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referencedIn Superwomen.
referencedIn Adventuresses and Adventurous Ladies
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associatedWith Curwen, John Christian, 1756-1828. person
associatedWith Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. person
associatedWith Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895. person
associatedWith George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, person
associatedWith Great Britain. Foreign Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803. person
associatedWith Harkness, Mary Stillman, person
associatedWith Harkness, Mary Stillman, collector. person
associatedWith Harrison, A. R., person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Knight, Ellis Cornelia, 1757-1837. person
associatedWith Lahey, Marguerite Duprez, 1878-1958, person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Nelson, Horatia, 1801-1881, person
associatedWith Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. person
associatedWith Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1785-1805 person
associatedWith Nelson, William, Sir, 1757-1835, person
associatedWith Price, Uvedale, Sir, 1747-1829. person
correspondedWith Romney, George, 1734-1802, person
associatedWith Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004. person
associatedWith Stewart, Mr, person
associatedWith Those, Captain, person
associatedWith Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. person
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Birth 1765-04-26

Death 1815-01-15

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