Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of Shelley and his circle : manuscripts, 1772-1925 (bulk 1780-1850).

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Pforzheimer, Carl H. (Carl Howard), 1879-1957,. Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of Shelley and his circle : manuscripts, 1772-1925 (bulk 1780-1850).

Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of Shelley and his circle : manuscripts, 1772-1925 (bulk 1780-1850).

Letters, diaries, literary manuscripts, proofs, and other items to, from, and concerning the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, his family, associates, and contemporaries, including more than 300 items by Shelley; ca. 350 letters and manuscripts of William Godwin; about 50 items of Mary Wollstonecraft; ca. 400 items by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; over 150 letters and manuscripts by Lord Byron; roughly 150 items of Thomas Love Peacock; 300 letters and other items by Leigh Hunt; and ca. 130 letters of Edward John Trelawny. The Collection also includes: diaries of Shelley's cousin and first love, Harriet Grove; the suicide letter of Harriet Westbrooke Shelley, the poet's first wife; ca. 100 letters and other items of Shelley's Oxford friend Thomas Jefferson Hogg; diaries and ca. 35 letters of Mary Shelley's step-sister Claire Clairmont; ca. 100 items relating to Horace and James Smith; 40 letters and manuscripts of Thomas Medwin; over 130 items of Margaret King Moore (Lady Mount Cashell); 25 letters of Jane Williams; and 2 letters, a fair copy manuscript, and other items by Edward Williams, all friends of Shelley. Among materials pertaining to relatives and associates of Byron are: papers of his mother, Catherine Gordon Byron; his wife, Anne Isabella; his daughter, Ada Augusta; his half-sister, Augusta Leigh; more than 200 letters and other documents of Teresa Guiccioli, Byron's mistress; Caroline Lamb; Mary Chaworth; and about 50 letters to Byron from various Italian women, requesting money and other favors. Other items in the Collection include: a letterbook of the publisher Joseph Johnson; 75 letters and 3 bound manuscript volumes of John Clare; 2 letters of John Keats; 20 letters and 2 manuscript poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning; more than 150 letters and manuscripts of Robert Browning; 6 letters and 1 manuscript by Charlotte Brontë; 5 holograph notebooks and 1 letter by George Eliot; and correspondence and other materials of Marguerite, Countess of Blessington; Robert Burns, Thomas Campbell, Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Cowper, John Wilson Croker, Mary Hays, Felicia Hemans, Washington Irving, Charles and Mary Lamb, Walter Savage Landor, Thomas Moore, Caroline Norton, Amelia Alderson Opie, Jane Porter, Mary Robinson, Samuel Rogers, Sydney Smith, Robert Southey, and William Wordsworth. The Collection also holds papers of British Romantic scholars, among them Harry Buxton Forman, Roger Ingpen, Walter Peck, William Michael Rossetti, and Thomas J. Wise, and an unpublished memoir by Leslie A. Marchand.

9000 items.

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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...

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....

Hunt, Leigh, 1774-1859.

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Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864

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British poet. From the description of Kisses in former times : autograph mansucript copy of the poem signed : [Siena], 1860 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598966 Epithet: of Add MS 36513 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x000290 Walter Savage Landor was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and translator. From the description of Walter Savage Landor collection...

Pforzheimer, Carl H. (Carl Howard), 1879-1957

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Marchand, Leslie Alexis, 1900-1999

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Shelley, Harriet Westbrook, -1816

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Williams, Jane, 1798-1884.

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Leigh, Augusta, 1784-1851

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Epithet: Mrs; half-sister to Lord Byron British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0000d5 Augusta Leigh, née Byron, half-sister of Lord Byron, the poet. From the description of Augusta Leigh manuscript material : 15 items, 1815-1848 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708268990 Half-sister of the poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : Holly Bush a...

Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

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Porter, Jane, 1776-1850

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Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1818-1852

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Robinson, Mary, 1758-1800

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The Beautiful Perdita. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Sir Peter Burrell. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655533 ...

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 ...

Williams, Edward Ellerker, 1793-1822

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Hogg, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1862

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Peck, Walter Edwin, 1891-1954

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Author; M.A., Columbia, 1918; Ph. D., Oxford, 1922; 1924-1926, taught at Wesleyan University; 1926-1927, head of the English Department of Washington State College; 1927-1929 taught at Hunter College. From the description of Walter Edwin Peck papers, 1830-1930 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166254 Epithet: bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x00026f Author; M....

Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917

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Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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Eliot, George, 1819-1880

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Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860

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Clare, John, 1793-1864

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John Clare, English working-class poet, best known for his depictions of the English countryside and rural life. From the guide to the John Clare manuscript material : 7 items, ca. 1819-1831, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Helpstone?], to James A. Hessey of the publishers Taylor and Hessey, [postmark 1824 May 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Rosina [Lady Lytton], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871221 Lady Caroline Lamb, English novelist. From the description of Lady Caroline Lamb manuscript material : 48 items, 1815-1828 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 707758437 British writer. From the description of Sketch, ca. 1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79211312 Caroline ...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Hays, Mary, 1759 or 1760-1843

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Mary Hays, English writer. From the description of Mary Hays manuscript material : 35 items, 1779-1807 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 373526721 From the guide to the Mary Hays manuscript material : 36 items, 1779-1807, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Molesey, to John Murray, [probably 1834]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525115 From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Molesey, Sussex, to Lord Palmerston, 1852 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531191 John Wilson Croker (1780-1857) was an Irish politician, literary critic, and author. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Lincoln's Inn, London, becoming an Iri...

Chaworth, Mary Ann, 1785-1832

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Mary Ann Chaworth, distant relative of Lord Byron, and object of his adolescent affection. She married John Musters, of Colwick, in 1805. Chaworth is the subject of at least five of Byron's early poems, including "Hills of Annesley," and there are allusions to his love story in Childe Harold and in "The Dream" (1816). From the guide to the Mary Ann Chaworth manuscript material : 4 items, ca. 1791-1819, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Ci...

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. ...

Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877

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Scholar and author. From the description of Charles Cowden Clarke and Mary Cowden Clarke correspondence, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453461 Charles Cowden Clarke, English writer and public lecturer. In his twenties he worked as a teacher at his father's school in Enfield, Middlesex. During this time Clarke befriended a young John Keats, and introduced him to the works of the great poets. He later moved to London, where he made many friends among the literary set, ...

Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877

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British author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, [between 1842 and 1846]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610489 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610487 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Fonblanque, Thursday [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610490 From ...

Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797.

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Mary Wollstonecraft, English writer and foundational thinker in feminist philosophy. Her Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is one of the earliest published works to argue for equal rights between the sexes. In March 1797 she married the philosopher and novelist William Godwin; she died September of that year after the birth of the future Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. From the guide to the Mary Wollstonecraft manuscript material : 49 items, 1773-1797, (The New York Public Libra...

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847

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Mary Lamb, English children's book writer. The sister of Charles Lamb, the essayist, Mary contributed several works to William Godwin's Juvenile Library, including Tales from Shakespeare, a collaboration with her brother. From the description of Mary Lamb manuscript material : 3 items, 1811-1820 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 162505310 English writer. From the description of To Emma, learning Latin, and desponding : manuscript poem in the autograp...

Byron, Catherine Gordon, 1764?-1811

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Catherine Gordon Byron, mother of the English Romantic poet Lord Byron. From the description of Catherine Gordon Byron manuscript material : 8 items, 1791-1810 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79861486 Catherine Byron, née Gordon, mother of Byron, the English poet. From the guide to the Catherine Gordon Byron manuscript material : 10 items, 1787-1810, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) M...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Ingpen, Roger, 1868 or 1869-1936

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Roger Ingpen, British literary editor and writer. From the description of Roger Ingpen manuscript material : 4 items, 1913-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 437035848 ...

Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809

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English bookseller and publisher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Cowper, 1782 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871157 Joseph Johnson, bookseller and publisher, lived in London from 1761 until the last few years of his life. A Dissenter, known for his progressive political views and for his role in bringing together many of the leading intellectuals of his time, Johnson was notable for publishing such writers as Maria Edgeworth,...

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...

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. Moore was a friend and acquaintance of many of the English Romantics, including Lord Byron. He met Mary Shelley in the late 1820s, while researching his biography of Byron. From the description of Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76835859 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. From the guide to the Thomas Moore manuscript material : 254 items, 1811-1846, (...

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...

Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853

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Opie was an English Quaker author. From the description of ALS, [18]52 May 26 : Norwich [Eng.] to "Dear friend" / A. Opie. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 46956520 Amelia Opie was an English Quaker. From the description of ALS, 1824 September 29, Norwich, [Eng.] / Amelia Opie. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 262363074 Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. From the guide to the Amelia Opie man...

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

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Charlotte Brontë (b. April 21, 1816, Thornton, Yorkshire, England–d. March 31, 1855, Haworth, Yorkshire, England), English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters. She first published her works, including Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell.Charlotte Brontë, English writer best known as the author of Jane Eyre. From the description of Charlotte Brontë manuscript material : 7 items, 1830-1854 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76838527 En...

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...

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...

Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937

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Epithet: of Add MS 38794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00005c Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger. From the description of Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455235 From the guide to the Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937, (The New York Public ...

Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835

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Felicia Hemans was one of the first successful female English career poets. For a brief time, she was the most popular and acclaimed poet writing in England. Mrs. Hemans embodies a significant transition in English poetry from Romantic lyricism to the moral and patriotic themes prevalent in the Victorian era. From the description of Felicia Hemans letters and poems, 1825, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50039596 Felicia Dorothea Browne Hem...

Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845

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Canon of St. Paul's; essayist and wit. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663579 Canon of St. Paul's. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Archibald Allison, [no year] Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872261 English divine and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : C[ombe], Florey, Taunton, to M...

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...

Medwin, Thomas, 1788-1869

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English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Vevey, Switzerland, to the French translator of his Conversations of Lord Byron, [1824] Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270638351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westminster chess club [London], to "A. B.", 1835 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270638465 English author Thomas Medwin was a schoolmate of his cousin, Percy Shelley. He left his post in the army for reasons...

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 ...

Grove, Harriet, 1791-1867

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Harriet Grove, married name Helyar, the cousin and first love of Percy Bysshe Shelley. From the description of Harriet Grove manuscript material : 2 items, 1809-1810 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 262690921 ...

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...

Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1846 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469692967 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Catherine Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 469622382 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Catherine Dickens, 1843 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657034 Samuel Rogers was born near London to a wealt...

Moore, Margaret King, 1772-1835

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Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0000d9 ...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...