Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862

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Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862

Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862

· To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 2 autograph letters signed : -- 29 Dec 1837 : (MISC 0994) : thanking her for Christmas presents, with family news and flattery on her work in Gems of Beauty. -- 16 Jun 1840 (MISC 3535) : sending his poem "The Usher" [no longer enclosed] for publication in one of her journals. · To a J. W. Broughton of 44 Burton Street, Burton Crescent : 1 autograph letter signed : ca. 1820 : (MISC 1610) : sending a copy of his Sicilian Story for review ; includes, "... I was the school fellow at least of a great poet. I don't know whether this goes for anything in the Estimate of myself. I am afraid not." Procter went to Harrow School with Lord Byron. · To Mary Cowden Clarke, literary scholar and writer : 2 autograph letters signed : -- 18 May 1862 : (S'ANA 0953) : lamenting his old age and the death of his friends, including Leigh Hunt and Clarke's father [Vincent Novello]. -- 20 Oct 1868 : (H'ANA 0041) : regarding a portrait of Leigh Hunt, and memories of him as a young man. · To Mr. Fields of Ticknor & Co., Boston booksellers : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Dec [1865] : (MISC 1726) : on the American edition of his Charles Lamb: A Memoir. · To William Harness, literary scholar : 1 autograph letter signed : no date : (S'ANA 0984) : regarding an unpublished Shelley poem. · To Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and literary critic : 1 autograph letter signed : 16 May [1858?] : (H'ANA 0059) : on money matters relating to the borrowing habits of Hunt's (then deceased) wife. · To the Rev. R. Morehead in Edinburgh : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Aug [w/m = 1818] : (MISC 3729) : begins, "I return you the critique on Keats as it stood." · To a J. H. Payne Esq. at 4 Southampton Street, Covent Garden : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Oct 1816 : (MISC 2819) : including a letter and a poem draft, which begins, "'Round + round they swim --" · To a Mr. Turner, very probably Dawson Turner, collector and antiquary : 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Apr 1851 : (MISC 3744) : arranging to meet. · To "Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : no date : (MISC 0993) : sending a Coleridge poem [not present] ; offering proof to exonerate himself from an idea of plagiarism of Keats ; and a word toward his need to remain anonymous: "I was nearly losing a client ... because it was conjectured that I had been guilty of the Sin of Poetry..." · To an unidentified "Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : Jan 1825 : (MISC 3357) : planning a meeting for Procter to see his "drawings."

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Turner, Dawson, 1775-1858

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English collector and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Yarmouth, to Mr. Kerrich and an unidentified recipient, 1818 Sept. 16 and 1846 Jan. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872383 English physician and botanist. From the description of Papers, 1800-1820. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35527757 English botanist and antiquary. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Yarmouth, 1841 Aug....

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 Collecti...

Harness, William, 1790-1869

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English divine, Shakespeare scholar, intimate friend of Byron in youth. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Murray, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505430 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Wm. M. Thackeray, 1846 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505439 ...

Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898

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Mary Cowden Clarke was a British author and actress and one of the first significant female Shakespearean editors. Her family were intimates of Keats, Dickens, Fielding, and the Lambs. Working with her husband, Charles Cowden Clarke, and on her own, she compiled an impressive body of work including the major Shakespearean concordance of her day. From the description of Mary Cowden Clarke letters and poem, 1872-1882. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848...

Hunt, Marianne Kent, 1787-1857.

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Marianne Hunt, née Kent, wife of the poet, journalist, and literary critic Leigh Hunt. From the description of Marianne Kent Hunt manuscript material : 9 items, 1817-1840 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 434595692 ...

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...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

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...

Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849

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Marguerite Gardiner, countess of Blessington, Irish-born British writer. Best remembered for her Journal of Conversations with Lord Byron, she was active in British literary circles of the first half of the 19th century. From the guide to the Lady Blessington manuscript material : 92 items, 1820-1849, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Irish writer and wife of the Earl of Blessington. From the description of L...

Keats, John, 1795-1821

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Keats was an English poet. From the description of Collection, 1814-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376586 From the description of John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612730197 From the guide to the John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Keats was an English poet and literary critic. ...