Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material : 299 items 1809-1822

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Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material : 299 items, 1809-1822

Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material : 299 items 1809-1822

Percy Bysshe Shelley, English Romantic poet. The Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings and correspondence. The writings include: the holograph manuscript of his Philosophical View of Reform; the "Esdaile Notebook," a copybook containing over fifty early holograph poems; and extensive holograph revisions in a printed copy of his Queen Mab. The bulk of the correspondence is dated between 1816 and 1822 and discusses publishing matters, family arrangements and financial concerns. Correspondents include: his father-in-law, William Godwin, the philosopher and novelist; his second wife, Mary Shelley, his friends Thomas Love Peacock, Byron, Leigh Hunt, Thomas Jefferson Hogg, and over fifty others.

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Gisborne, John, d. 1836.

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John Gisborne, friend of Percy and Mary Shelley. Little is known about the life of John Gisborne save that he was often unemployed, though he was trained as a merchant in his youth. In 1800 he married Maria Reveley, a friend of William Godwin's, and together they moved to Italy in the following year. The Gisbornes became important friends of the Shelleys in 1818 when the young couple visited them at their Leghorn home. In 1821, John and Maria returned to England, but maintained correspondence wi...

Smith, Horace, 1779-1849

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Co. D., 21st Mississippi Regiment. From the description of Letters to his mother and sisters, of "Elmsley", near Woodville, Miss. [manuscript] : half of them written from Field of action in Co. D., 21st Mississippi Regiment, April 1862-Sept. 1863, 1854-1863. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647966276 Author and businessman Horace Smith was born in London to an educated, well-to-do family; he was educated at home and at the Chigwell School and the Albert House Ac...

Taaffe, John, 1787-1862

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North, Frederick, Earl of Guilford, 1766-1827

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Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford, British colonial governor and philhellene. From the description of Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford manuscript material : 1 item, 1821 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 262691699 Governor of Ceylon, 1798-1805. From the description of Letters, 1799 October 26 - 1800 September 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122589667 From the description of Letters, 1804 Sept. 20 - Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Hayward, R. W. (Richard W.), d. 1824.

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Richard W. Hayward, solicitor at Tooke's Court, Chancery Lane in London. He worked for both William and Godwin and Percy Bysshe Shelley. From the description of R. W. Hayward manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1819 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 775692186 ...

Charters, Thomas, coachmaker

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Norfolk, Charles Howard, Duke of, 1746-1815

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Gisborne, Maria, 1770-1836

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Epithet: friend of Shelley, wife of J Gisborne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x000064 Maria Gisborne [née James; other married name Reveley], friend of William Godwin and Mary and Percy Shelley. In her teens, she studied painting under the tutelage of Angelica Kauffman in Rome. She met William Godwin through her first husband, William Reveley, an English acrhitect with whom she had one son, Henry. Whe...

Lackington, Allen and Co.

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Godwin, William, 1756-1836

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English philosopher and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Ollier, [no year], May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269571863 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J. Howard Payne, [no year] "Monday morning." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269575123 William Godwin was widely known as the father of philosophical anarchism. He was a Dissenting minister until 1783 when his atheism made him abandon th...

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley (b. 30 August 1797, Somers Town, London-d. 1 February 1851, London, England) was an English novelist, best known as the author of Frankenstein. She also wrote short-stories, poetry, biographies, journal articles, reviews, and edited the works of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley....

Hogg, John, 1761-1823.

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Shelley, Elizabeth, 1794-1831

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Shelley, Timothy, Sir, 1753-1844

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Father of the poet. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Field Place, to Mr. Child, 1839 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662121 ...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Brooks, Son & Dixon (bankers)

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Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866

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Thomas Love Peacock was an English author, perhaps best remembered for his satiric novels. He was working as a clerk when he published his first collection of poems, and his verse and essays earned him popularity with the public and his fellow writers. Over the course of his career, he published seven novels, each a unique combination of satire and observation; they are valuable for their commentary on contemporary English society, yet timeless in their themes and humour. Peacock had many litera...

Curran, Amelia, 1775-1847.

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Longdill, Pynson Wilmot

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Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822

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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), poet, was born at Field Place, Warnham, on 4 August 1792, and attended the Sion House academy at Brentford, and then Eton. He entered University College, Oxford, in 1810, but was sent down the following year after writing the pamphlet The necessity of atheism . He eloped to Scotland with Harriet Westbrook, whom he married in Edinburgh in 1811. Shelley spent 1812 in Ireland, addressing meetings and writing pamphlets. In 1814 he left his wife and fled to the conti...

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Hookham, Thomas

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Stockdale, John Joseph, 1770-1847

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Epithet: son of J Stockdale, publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00017d ...

Graham, Edward Fergus, ?1784-1854.

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Shelley, Bysshe, Sir, 1731-1815

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Baxter, William Thomas, b. ca. 1764

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Lambert, John

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 746 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0000b3 Epithet: Major-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x00032c Epithet: KCB; PC; of Add MS 43913 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000329 Epithet: Colonel...

Hamilton, S. (Samuel)

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Stow, Martin, Reverend, 1793-1825.

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Clairmont, Clara Mary Jane, 1798-1879

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Amory, Sewell & Moores, London solicitors. Samuel Amory was the solicitor who represented Shelley in his post-obit transactions. From the guide to the Amory, Sewell & Moores manuscript material : 1 item, 1844, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: mistress of Lord Byron British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x00005f Clara ...

Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme

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Dawe, George, 1781-1829

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Whitton, William

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Willats, William

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Bryant, William, of Sussex

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Murray, John, 1778-1843

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John Murray was an important and successful British publisher. He was among the first publishers to form connections with authors, notably Byron, and traveled in literary circles. A consummate businessman, he was often guided by his Tory principles; he founded the Quarterly Review in part to give voice to his political views. From the description of John Murray letter to General Malcolm, ca. 1812. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51999696 Britis...

Ballachey, G. B. (George Baker), 1782 or 83-1857.

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Ollier, Charles, 1788-1859

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Charles Ollier, English publisher, writer, and editor. From the guide to the Charles Ollier manuscript material : 3 items, 1845-1855, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English publisher of Shelley and Keats. From the description of Autograph document signed : London, 1834 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872065 Publisher, writer, and editor Charles Ollier was bor...

Teasdale, Richard

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Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873

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Teresa, Countess Guiccioli, Italian noblewoman and writer. She was the last of Lord Byron's Italian mistresses. From the description of Teresa Guiccioli manuscript material : 267 items, 1819-1869 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 713898806 From the guide to the Teresa Guiccioli manuscript material : 267 items, 1819-1869, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Friend of Lord Byron. From the de...

Hogg, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1862

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Williams, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 38309 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00039e Epithet: Dean of Westminster, Bishop of Lincoln, Lord Keeper, afterwards Archbishop of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00038d Epithet: Bishop of Lincoln; Lord Keeper; of Add MS 32056 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catal...

English & Becks, upholsterers of Bath.

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English and Becks, upholsterers of Bath. Edmund English, Robert English and Andrew Berkeley Becks furnished Albio House at Great Marlow for Shelley on credit in the winter and early spring of 1817, and were never paid. They were forced to declare bankruptcy in 1828. A detailed historical account and a list of documents in the Pforzheimer Collection relating to English & Becks (including these manuscripts and others) is provided in Shelley and His Circle, vol. VIII, p. 827-845. Fr...

Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859

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English essayist and poet. From the description of [Letters] / Leigh Hunt. [1848-1856] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 234302986 From the description of Criticism on female beauty : notes, ca. 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510755 Leigh Hunt moved from Chelsea to Kensington in 1840. From the description of Leigh Hunt, letter : Kensington, England : Autograph note signed, [1840?] Nov. 22. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record...

Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881

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English author and adventurer. From the description of Edward J. Trelawny collection, 1824-1890. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925559 From the description of ALS : Lerici, Italy, to Lord Byron, Pisa, [1822 July 13]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591848 Epithet: of Add MS 36461 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x0000af ...

Novello, Vincent, 1781-1861

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Vincent Novello, English music publisher. From the guide to the Vincent Novello manuscript material : 6 items, 1822-1848, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English organist, choirmaster, conductor, editor, publisher, and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 22 November 1828, to George Gwilt, 1828 Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583026 Epithet: organi...

Madocks, William Alexander, 1773-1828

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Williams, Jane, 1798-1884.

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Hone, William, 1780-1842

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English publisher and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Howitt, 1826 Feb. 5-1826 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269527023 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ludgate Hill, 1824 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530121 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Islington, to Walter Wilson, 1829 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526852 From the description of Autogr...