Collection , 1813-1878.

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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Collection , 1813-1878.

Collection , 1813-1878.

Collection of letters relating to the life and work of Charles Lamb, by some of his close friends and literary associates. [1] George Dawe to Robert Southey, London, 1813 Jan. 25 [2 p.]--Offers praise for Coleridge's new play and mentions Lamb's attendance at the production. [2] Charles W. Reynell to William [?], London, 1861 Apr. 4 [3 p.]--Corrects some facts regarding Lamb's connection with a compilation called Classic tales and offers some editorial advice. [3] Charles Ryle to J.B. Payne, London, 1866 Sept. 28 [2 p.]--Acknowledges receipt of three inquiries, but regrets that he has little to offer beyond personal recollections of Lamb. [4] Theodore Martin to W.C. Hazlitt, London, 1866 Nov. 20 [2 p.]--Informs Hazlitt, who is compiling a complete edition of Charles Lamb's works, of the Lamb material in his possession. He also transcribes a "Dramatic Fragment" of Lamb's. [5] F.S. Cary to Bateman, Dorking, 1878 Dec. 7 [2 p.]--Discusses portraits of Charles and Mary Lamb painted by Cary in the 1830's. [6] Engraving of Mary Shelley. [7] Mary Shelley to John Howard Payne, Sussex, 1827 Aug. 22 [3 p.]--A despondent letter in which she broods over evils past and future, and mentions Lamb's difficulties with the farce he is writing. [8] Mary Shelley to Mary Lamb, Kentish Town, 1827 July 22 [3 p.]--Regrets that she will not be able to call on the Lambs and mentions that her"pecuniary problems are over--as I am promised a regular tho' small income from my father-in-law." [9] Robert Southey, AMs poem, "To Charles Lamb", [1831 Mar. 1] [2 p.]. [10] William Hone to John Scott, Peckham Rye Common, 1834 Feb. 6 [4 p.]--Relating largely to his financial difficulties and his application to the Literary Fund Society for a pension. He writes that "Lamb is the only man who knows me intimately--all my other intimacies have been with books--but I fear from Miss Lamb's illness, which is of a very peculiar nature, he may be ill himself, and though I have written to him at Enfield it is just possible that I may not hear back from him in answer." [11] William Hone to Dr. West, Tottenham, 1840 Nov. 28 [2 p.]--Relating to his financial difficulties and referring at length to Charles Lamb. [12] Bernard Barton to Charles Lamb, Woodbridge, 1827 Sept. 19 [4 p.]--Inquires into the possibility that Lamb's drama, "This wife's trials", will be printed. [13] Engraving of Robert Southey. [14] Bernard Barton to Charles Lamb, Woodbridge, 1845 Oct. 30 [2 p. + printed sonnet]--Barton has written A sonnet, in memorial of Elizabeth Fry, which he is enclosing to Lamb. [15] Leigh Hunt to Charles Ollier, [no year] Dec. 12 [2 p.]--Demands insertion of an article which he refers to as "the Pig" in Ollier's publication.

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