George Henry Lewes

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Epithet: Author; of Add MS 28511

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Epithet: of Add MS 34020

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Epithet: called 'Slingsby Lawrence' and 'Frank Churchill', playwright

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Epithet: of Add MS 39763

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Epithet: of Add MS 37952

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Epithet: writer

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Epithet: of Add MS 38523

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Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur E218

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referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. IV (ff. 329). General Correspondence; aft. 1810-1858, n.d. Selectively indexed.includes:ff. 11-14b, 20, 26-31b, 36 Alexandre Bravo, of Kingston, Jamaica: Letters to T. J. Serle,: 1812-1816.ff. 13-15b, 21... British Library
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE of Leigh Hunt; 1807-1844.James Henry Leigh Hunt, essayist and poet: Correspondence, etc.: 1806-1859.includes:f. 1 Thomas Mitchell, translator of Aristophanes: Correspondence with Leigh Hunt: 1807-1816, n.d. ff. 2, 4 Francis Wrangham, ..., 1807-1844 British Library
creatorOf TEN WORKS of " George Eliot," 1859-1879: being the holograph copy furnished to the printer by the author, Marian Evans, afterwards Mrs. J. W. Cross. In twenty-four volumes. Paper. Quarto and Octavo. Bequeathed by the author. All the volumes (with the..., 1857-1879 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL LETTERS (55) of Mary Ann Evans ("George Eliot"), the novelist, signing herself "M. E. Lewes and, after her marriage (6 May, 1880, d. 22 Dec.) to J. W. Cross, "M. A. Cross," to Elma Stuart; 1 Feb. 1872-18 Dec. 1880. With other letters to the ..., 1872-1880 British Library
creatorOf 'Wanted, a she-wolf', farce in one act by 'Slingsby Lawrence' (i.e. G. H. Lewes). Licence sent 23 March 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 29 March 1854. Keywords: German influence, science and technology, education, food and dining, Germany, fami... British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 338. British Library arrangement. A. Eleven letters from William Ewart Gladstone to Joseph Williams Blakesley, Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge, and (1872) Dean of Lincoln, mainly concerning political a..., 1655-1983 British Library
creatorOf ‘Taking by storm’, farce in one act by 'Frank Churchill' (i.e. G. H. Lewes). Licence sent 1 June 1852 for performance at the Lyceum 5 June 1852. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 6, no. 89. Keywords: military, literature and literary reference, the press... British Library
referencedIn A. R. WALLACE PAPERS. Vol. XXVI (ff. 437). Correspondence on spritualism and related subjects; 1864 -1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Sir David Brewster, natural philosopher: Letter to -: 1855.: Copy.ff. 3, 141, 144, 148 (draft), 150, 154 (draft) William..., 1864-1913 British Library
referencedIn " ARISTOTLE : a chapter from the History of Science. Including analyses of Aristotle's scientific writings." By George Henry Lewes. The holograph copy furnished to the printer. At f. 1 is the inscription: " To my beloved Marian [sc. Marian Evans]. ' ..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn James Lewis May Papers, 1814-1963, (bulk 1926-1940) William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
creatorOf 'Give a dog an ill name', farce in one act by G. H. Lewes. No record of licence being issued. The title is given in Nicoll as ‘Give a dog a bad name’. MS is dated 12 April 1854 and states that it is intended for representation at the Lyceum 17 Apr..., 1854 British Library
referencedIn James, William, 1842-1910. Papers, 1803-1941 (bulk: 1862-1910) Houghton Library
creatorOf 'A strange history’, in nine acts by 'Slingsby Lawrence' (i.e. G. H. Lewes). Licence sent 24 March 1853 for performance at the Lyceum 28 March 1853. Revisions on separate sheets of paper attached to some of the pages. Published in Lacy's, vol. 10... British Library
creatorOf 'The lawyers', comedy in three acts by 'Slingsby Lawrence' (i.e., George Henry Lewes). Licence sent 18 May 1853 for performance at the Lyceum 23 May 1853. Published in Lacy's, vol. 11, no. 154. Keywords: law and the legal profession, adultery, se... British Library
creatorOf 'Sunshine through the clouds', drama in one act by 'Slingsby Lawrence' (i.e. G. H. Lewes). Licence sent 10 June 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 15 June 1854. Revisions throughout. For a French version (La joie fair peur) see Add. 52947 K and f... British Library
referencedIn Grant Duff, Mountstuart Elphinstone, Sir, 1829-1906. Grant Duff Collection, 1852-1916 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY MACMILLAN PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 215). 1. ff. 1-186. General correspondence, continued (G-Y); 1853-1897, n.d. 2. ff. 153, 187-215. Letters, etc., to Dinah Maria Mulock, Mrs G. L. Craik, followed by a proposal for her memorial; 1845-1887...., 1845-1897 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 122. British Library arrangement. A. Two letters from Benjamin Disraeli to Major the Hon. C. J. Keith-Falconer, Conservative party organizer, on the subjects of female suffrage and Conservative policy conc..., 1400-1980 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXXIII (ff. 1009). Sept.-Nov. 1851. (1) 'King Liberty or the Devil in the Heart'. ff. 3-59. (2) 'The Forest Rose' ('The Forest Rose and the Yankee Ploughboy'), by S. Woodworth. ff. 60-94b. (3) 'Emma Hardy or the Murde... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. 1860.includes:f. 2 Jane Ferraro, wife of the Marquis de La Marmora: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 3 Alfonso Ferraro, Marquis de La Marmora: Biographical notice of: 1860. ff. 5, 8 M-E-Lamaartine, wife of Alphonse de Lamartine: Lett..., 1860 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. VOL. CLXI (ff. 981). Feb.-March 1850. (1) 'The Noble Heart' ('The Noble Heart or Love's Sacrifice'), by 'S. Lawrence' (see also 43010, art. 9). ff. 2-26. (2) 'The Red House or a Crack Shot'. ff. 27-58 b. (3) 'My Precious Bet... British Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLVI (ff. 1156). March-April 1848, except artt. 5-9 (March 1849). (1) Alterations to 'The Yew Tree Ruins' ('The Yew Tree Ruins or the Wreck, the Miser and the Murderer'), by J. T. Haines. ff. 2-14. (2) 'Never travel du... British Library
creatorOf 'Buckstone's adventure with a Polish princess', original farce in one act by 'Slingsby Lawrence, Esq.' [i.e. G. H. Lewes]. Licence sent 29 June 1855 for performance at the Theatre Royal Haymarket 4 July 1855. 'G. H. Lewes, 7 Clarence Row, East She... British Library
referencedIn NON-SCIENTIFIC correspondence of Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B., Superintendent of the Natural History Departments of the British Museum 1856-1883, with occasional draft replies in Owen's hand, circ. 1838-1889. Prefixed are a few earlier letters (from 1817..., approximately 1838-1889 British Library
creatorOf 'Too much of a good thing', farce in one act by A. G. Harris. Licence sent 2 February 1855 for performance at the Lyceum 6 February 1855. Published in Lacy's, vol. 22, no. 318. Keywords: eavesdropping, illness, doctors and medicine, disguise, foo... British Library
creatorOf GEORGE ELIOT: correspondence of, together with some letters relating to Mary Ann Evans al. George Eliot; 1856-1880. Printed as indicated in G. S. Haight, The George Eliot Letters (1975-1978). Purchased from Mrs A. S. Womersley of Wilmslow, co. Chest...., 1856-1880 British Library
creatorOf 'GEORGE ELIOT': correspondence of Jane Maria Strachey, wife of General Sir Richard Strachey, with and concerning 'George Eliot' (Marian Cross née Evans); 1872-1897. Some French. Purchased from John Carter, 18 May 1968, except for ff. 36-37 which were..., 1872-1968 British Library
referencedIn EIGHT LETTERS of Charlotte Brontë to George Henry Lewes, and one ( f. 8) to William Smith Williams, Messrs. Smith and Elder's reader, Nov. 1847-Oct. 1850. Holograph. Printed, with some textual differences, and (in one letter, f. 7) omissions in Cleme... British Library
creatorOf ‘A chain of events’, drama in eight acts by ‘Slingsby Lawrence’ (i.e. G. H. Lewes) and C. J. Matthews. Licence sent 11 April 1852 for performance at the Lyceum 12 April 1852. The whole of Act II is devoted to scenic effect with no dialogue at all.... British Library
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correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith May, J. Lewis (James Lewis), b. 1873 person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
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Egypt, Africa
Hyderabad State, India
Mysore State, India
Madras, India
Salem, Madras
Travancore State, India
Russia, Europe, Asia
Greece, Europe
Cochin State, India
Horstead, Norfolk
London, England
Chemnitz, Germany
Pondicherry, India
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