Letters, 1838-1854, Reading, England.


Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855. Letters, 1838-1854, Reading, England.

Letters, 1838-1854, Reading, England.

[1] n.d., to Mrs. Dickinson, Reading, England [2 p.].--Sends some advice about a cow; says she enjoyed the visit to her home and invites a return visit. [2] 1838, to D[on] Boyne [pseud.] [3 p.].--Discusses business connected with the publication of [Finden's Tableaux] and its contributors. She praises especially the work of Elizabeth Barrett, John Kenyon, Bryan W. Procter, and John Chorley. [3] 1847, February 1, to W[illiam] C[ox] Bennett, London [2 p. with envelope. Fragment]--Discusses a forthcoming edition of Our Village. [4] 1848, April 12, to W. C. Bennett [2 p. with envelope].--Thanks him for obtaining some books for her. Comments on his last poem. [5] 1849, August 16, to W. C. Bennett [2 p. with envelope].--Discusses the liberal ideas of William Godwin and Lord Nugent. Says that her cause is the extension of education. [6] 1850, March 21, to W. C. Bennett [2 p. with envelope].--Discusses the books he sent her and some others. [7] 1852, February 27, to W. C. Bennett [4 p. with envelope].--Suggests that he is the author of the poem "Verdicts." Discusses poetry and mutual friends. [8] 1854, May 25, to W. C. Bennett [2 p.]. Invites him to her home to meet some friends.

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Chorley, John, 1807?-1867.

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Bennett, W. C. (William Cox), 1820-1895

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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...

Boyne, Don, pseud.,

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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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 Collecti...

Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855

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Nugent, George Nugent Grenville, Baron, 1788-1850

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Kenyon, John, 1784-1856

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John Kenyon (1784-1856), was a British poet and philanthropist. Other important addressees in the collection are: Robert Johnston Barton (d. 1879), was a British Captain in the Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Zululand in 1879; James Booth (1796-1880), was a British Barrister and Secretary of the Board of Trade, and his wife, Jane Noble Booth (d. 1872); Thomas Milner Gibson (1806-1884), was a British politician; Henry Bellenden Ker (1785?-1871), British legal reformer. From the...

Dickinson, Mrs.

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