Correspondence of R. H. Horne, 1847-1877.


Correspondence of R. H. Horne, 1847-1877.

The collection consists of letters by Richard Hengist Horne (most of which were written from Australia) and letters to Horne from his wife, Catherine Clare St. George Foggo Horne, and from Margaret and Mary Gillies, among others. There are letters and documents in the collection concerning Horne's separation and divorce, and some of the letters discuss other authors, including Charles Dickens.

71 pieces.1 box.

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Gillies, Mary, m. 1870 (person)

Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884 (person)

Richard Hengist Horne (1803-1884) was an English author. From the description of Correspondence of R. H. Horne, 1847-1877. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369262 Poet, born near London, migrating to Australia to try his fortune on the gold fields in 1852. Member of the Melbourne Literary Group which included Clarke, Gordon and Kendall. Returned to England in 1869. Among his work, he wrote the epic poem Orion,edited the Ne...

Horne, Catherine St. George Foggo. (person)

Gillies, Margaret, 1803-1887 (person)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 (person)

Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...