Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859

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Delia Salter Bacon (b. February 2, 1811, Tallmadge, Ohio-d. September 2, 1859, Hartford, Connecticut), American author and lecturer. She advanced the theory that Shakespeare's plays were the work of Francis Bacon in her book The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakespeare Unfolded (1857).
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referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864,. Autograph letters signed from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Concord, New Hampshire and Liverpool, to various people [manuscript], 1857-1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
creatorOf Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Delia Salter Bacon papers, 1856-1961. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Papers of Delia Salter Bacon [manuscript], 1820-1952 (bulk 1827-1859). Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859,. Autograph letters signed from Delia Salter Bacon to various recipients [manuscript], 1855. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn John Grier Varner Papers TXRC93-A0., 1798-1978 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Letters, 1853-1857. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1829-1956 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Correspondence, 1838-1859. Houghton Library
referencedIn Charlotte Pettibone Winslow papers 1834-1910 1834-1851 Winslow, Charlotte Pettibone papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Bacon family papers 1805-1888 Bacon family papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1813-1904. Clifton Waller Barrett Library
referencedIn Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915,. Autograph letters signed from T.R. Lounsbury, New Haven, to William Winter, New Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y. [manuscript], 1901-1913. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bacon Family., 1824-1879. Papers. Letters. 1824-1879. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Dall, Caroline Wells Healey, 1822-1912. Papers, 1829-1956 (inclusive), 1837-1916 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882,. Autograph letters signed from Ralph Waldo Emerson to various recipients [manuscript], 1845-1874. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Smith, William Henry, fl. 1856-1880,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Smith, London, to J.R. Smith, London [manuscript], 1857 May 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Varner, John Grier, 1905-1978. Papers, 1798-1978 (bulk 1931-39). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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correspondedWith Bacon, David Francis, 1813-1865 person
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associatedWith Bacon Family., 1824-1879. family
correspondedWith Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 person
correspondedWith Bacon, George B. (George Blagden), 1836-1876 person
correspondedWith Bacon, Leonard, 1802-1881 person
correspondedWith Bacon, Leonard Woolsey, 1830-1907 person
correspondedWith Bacon, Theodore, 1834-1900 person
correspondedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 person
correspondedWith Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878 person
correspondedWith Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890 person
correspondedWith Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 person
correspondedWith Butler, Charles, 1802-1897 person
correspondedWith Carlyle, Jane Welsh, 1801-1866 person
associatedWith Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. person
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correspondedWith Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859 person
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correspondedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
correspondedWith Farrar, John, Mrs., 1791-1870 person
correspondedWith Feinberg, Charles E., 1899- person
correspondedWith Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862 person
correspondedWith Flower, Selina, d. 1884 person
correspondedWith Goodman, Julius person
correspondedWith Granville, Granville John, 1807-1871 person
correspondedWith Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866 person
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correspondedWith Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871 person
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correspondedWith Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879 person
correspondedWith Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885 person
associatedWith Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880 person
correspondedWith Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne, 1851-1926 person
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correspondedWith Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873 person
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correspondedWith Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 person
correspondedWith Panizzi, Anthony, Sir, 1797-1879 person
correspondedWith Parker, John William, 1820-1860 person
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correspondedWith Rice, David, d. 1860 person
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correspondedWith Ripley, Sophia Willard Dana, 1803-1861 person
correspondedWith Robbins, Sarah Stuart, 1817-1910 person
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associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
correspondedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 person
associatedWith Smith, William Henry, fl. 1856-1880, person
correspondedWith Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 person
correspondedWith Taylor, Thomas House, 1799-1867 person
associatedWith Varner, John Grier, 1905-1978 person
correspondedWith Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1792-1854 person
correspondedWith Williams, Thomas Scott, 1777-1861 person
associatedWith Winslow, Charlotte Henrietta Pettibone, 1824-1905 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tallmadge OH US
Hartford CT US
American literature
Authors, American


Birth 1811-02-02

Death 1859-09-02




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