Ainsworth, William, 1807-1896.

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0003b4

William Francis Ainsworth was the cousin of novelist William Harrison Ainsworth who had edited the New monthly magazine before him.

From the description of William Francis Ainsworth letters to Frederick Brickdale Doveton, 1875. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38926936

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creatorOf Smith, Charles Roach, 1807-1890,. Shakespeareana [manuscript] : autograph letters of Shakespearean interest, 1836-1890 / written ... by and to Charles Roach Smith and other celebrated antiquaries. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ainsworth, William, 1807-1896. Letter to William Jerdan. [Thames Villa, Eng]. 1850 Dec. 26. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Ainsworth, William, 1807-1896. William Francis Ainsworth letters to Frederick Brickdale Doveton, 1875. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Vol. XLVII (ff. 378). July, 1846-1847.Charles Alison, Secretary of Embassy at Constantinople; Minister in Persia: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: circ 1843-1870.Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Baronet: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1845-1891.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XCIV ( ff. 317 ). 11 Jan. 1860 -[ 1865? ].includes:ff. 1-105 passim, 150, 203, 207, 214 Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury, novelist: Letters, etc., to R. Bentley: 1860-1871, n.d.: Some imperf.ff. 55, 71, 93, 123 Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury, novelist:... British Library
referencedIn Correspondence of William Francis Ainsworth (1807-1896), 1844-1866 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Ainsworth, William, 1807-1896. Letter to Frank Carr. Hammersmith, Eng. 1878 May 28 [31]. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Ainsworth, William F. [William F. Ainsworth]: artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Letters, 1832-1878. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith Ainsworth, William F. person
associatedWith Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. person
associatedWith Carr, Frank, 1834-1894, person
associatedWith Doveton, Frderick Brickyard, person
associatedWith Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. person
associatedWith Jerdan, William, 1782-1869, person
associatedWith Smith, Charles Roach, 1807-1890, person
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Birth 1807

Death 1896





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