Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

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Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all.".

From the guide to the Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chancery Lane, to Mr. Moxon, 1835 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615620

From the description of Autograph poem "An Epitaph" beginning "He died, and left the world behind" signed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615606

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Russell Square, to Mr. Gibbs, [1825 Dec. 15]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615616

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to H.F. Chorley, Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615612

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grays Inn Square, to Moxon, Sunday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615609

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grays Inn Square, to Blanchard, 1840 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615624

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Brookfield, [1848 Nov. 3]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615626

Procter was an English poet.

From the guide to the Bryan Waller Procter letters to Taylor and Hessey, 1822-1824., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

British poet and barrister who wrote under the pseudonym "Barry Cornwall". Married to Anne Benson Procter.

From the description of Letters, 1818-1867. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122654617

Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all."

From the description of Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 124202863

Barry Cornwall, the pseudonym of Bryan Waller Procter, was a 19th-century British author most noted for his verse and biographies. His literary circle included many prominent countrymen of his day, including Charles Lamb and Charles Dickens. His style was old-fashioned and frankly sentimental, and his poems were popular with a number of writers.

From the description of B.W. Procter letters and poem, 1819-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51464344

British poet and lawyer; Barry Cornwall is a pen name for Bryan Waller Procter.

From the description of The sea : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, in autograph letter signed : London, to James T. Fields, 1858 Feb. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615629

English lawyer and poet; born Bryan Waller Procter. He was a friend of many other literary fugures, including Lamb, Dickens, and Leigh Hunt. As metropolitan commissioner for lunacy he was responsible for Mary Lamb for many years after her brother's death.

From the description of Charles Lamb : AMs, [1865?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490299

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referencedIn English-language manuscript verse in the Houghton Library: First-line index, ca. 1000-ca. 1820. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Simpson, Richard, 1820-1876,. Autograph letters signed from R. Simpson, London, to Furnivall [manuscript], 19th century March 2-20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : London, to George Rickards, "Wednesday Morning" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beddoes, Thomas Lovell, 1803-1849. Autograph letter : London, to B.W. Proctor, 1826 March 13. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed, 1868 Dec. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Procter, Anne (Skepper), Mrs., 1799-1888. Letters, 1814-1887. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. Thomas Carlyle Papers, 1809-1927. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : Russell Square, to Mr. Gibbs, [1825 Dec. 15]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Van Noppen, Leonard Charles, 1868-1935. Letter 1900-1910,September 30, New York [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonard Charles Van Noppen. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Letters, 1815-1833, England. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph poem "An Epitaph" beginning "He died, and left the world behind" signed. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Procter, B. The peacock: a poem, 1890. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1808-1888. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874,. Autograph letter signed from B.W. Proctor [i.e. Barry Cornwall], London, to James Thomas Fields [manuscript], 1852 July 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874,. Autograph letter signed from B.W. Proctor, London, to S.C. Hall, Wentworth Cottage, Fulham Fields [manuscript], 1835 May 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley manuscript material : 414 items, 1815-1850 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : London, to Allan Cunningham, 1828 July 13. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : London, to [Charles] Lamb, "Monday Morning" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874,. Autograph letter signed from B.W. Proctor, London, to Mrs. Kemble [manuscript], 1853 May 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Locke, Mary, fl. 1839-1849. Album : [England], [ca. 1839-1849]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874,. Autograph letter signed from B.W. Proctor [i.e. Barry Cornwall], Brighton, to Robert Browning [manuscript], 1861 July 24. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed B.W. Procter to: "my dear Madam" Wellesley College
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letters, 1818-1867. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : Grays Inn Square, to Blanchard, 1840 Dec. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Charles Lamb : AMs, [1865?]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Amy Hemenway collection of autographs, 1791-1873. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : London, to [Francis Jeffrey], 1820 June 22. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter, 1858 Sept. 25 : London, to Leigh Hunt. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 327 items, 1801-1859 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855. Letters, 1838-1854, Reading, England. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lobb, William, 1804-1885. Scrapbook, [1834-1880]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1848 July 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Forster, John, 1812-1876. Papers of John Forster, 1828-1894. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873,. Autograph letters signed from William Charles Macready to various recipients [manuscript], 1817-1866. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne [manuscript] 1659-1963 (bulk 1839-1864). Clifton Waller Barrett Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : n.p., to unknown person, n.p., [1847?] May 9. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Thackeray, 1860 Nov. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn [Barry Cornwall : Pamphlet box]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1874. Lines for a book : autograph manuscript signed of the poem, signed "B. Cornwall" : [n.p.], 1864 Nov. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : Chancery Lane, to Mr. Moxon, 1835 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bryan Waller Procter letters to Taylor and Hessey, 1822-1824. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : Grays Inn Square, to Moxon, Sunday. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Clark, Willis Gaylord, 1808-1841. Letter : Philadelphia, Pa., to Alaric A. Watts, London, 1829 Apr. 29. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn The life of Edmund Kean : from published and original sources, extra-illustrated Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. The sea : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, in autograph letter signed : London, to James T. Fields, 1858 Feb. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : Brighton, to Thomas Spring-Rice, [18--] July 24. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874,. Autograph letter signed from Barry Cornwall to Horatio Saker [manuscript], 1859 March 31. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Watts, Alaric Alexander, 1797-1864. Papers, 1819-1857. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Brookfield, [1848 Nov. 3]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Victorian poets, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : to "Dear Lyons", 1823 Jan. 29. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : London, to "Dear Sir", 1844 Apr. 23. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Autograph album, 1817-1873 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed B.W. Procter to: J.T. Fields November 6, 1851. Wellesley College
referencedIn Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 332 items, 1801-1859 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1874. Song : autograph manuscript signed of the poem : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Adelaide Davis Album of Remembrance, Davis, Adelaide Album of Remembrance, 1859-1864, 1859-1861 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Nathaniel Hawthorne collection of papers, 1694-1931, 1817-1864 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : to Wm. Meyer, Esq. 1827 Nov. 10. University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston, University Library
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. B.W. Procter letters and poem, 1819-1868. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn William Makepeace Thackeray collection of papers, 1828]-1937, 1829-1864 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Autograph letter signed : to H.F. Chorley, Apr. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : London, to William Mudford, undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
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Authors, English--Biography
Children--Poetry
English poetry--19th century
Peafowl--Poetry
Fables, English
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1787

Death 1874

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