Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1793-1877]

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Godwin, William, 1756-1836. Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1793-1877]

Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1793-1877]

Papers consist primarily of letters by Godwin. Also included are some letters to him. Correspondents include Percy Bysshe Shelley, David Booth, Charles Ollier, J. Caldwell, George Soames, Thomas Richard Bentley, James Northcote, Charles Burney, Robert Southey, and others. Other documents include a will, 1827-1829; slips used at the British Museum, 1826-1828; and miscellaneous legal and financial documents, ca.1806-1810.

ca. 350 items.

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Ollier, Charles, 1788-1859

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Charles Ollier, English publisher, writer, and editor. From the guide to the Charles Ollier manuscript material : 3 items, 1845-1855, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English publisher of Shelley and Keats. From the description of Autograph document signed : London, 1834 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872065 Publisher, writer, and editor Charles Ollier was bor...

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....

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...

British Museum.

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Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts. The British Library, established in 1973, is now responsible for manuscript collections previously held by the library of the British Museum. From the guide to the Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Northcote, James, 1746-1831

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Painter and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Argylle Place, to Mr. Johnson, 1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609771 From the description of The goose, the snake, and the nightingale : manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612457 From the description of The rustic and the plutus : manuscript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612612 From the description of The Farmer and the Rat : manuscript, [n.d.]. (U...

CALDWELL, J.

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N.C. music teacher. From the description of Papers, 1857-1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36854593 ...

Booth, David, 1766-1846

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Epithet: lexicographer, schoolmaster and writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x000002 ...

Soames, George.

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Bentley, Thomas Richard, 1748?-1831

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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...

Burney, Charles, 1726-1814

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Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (musician and author) manuscript material : 1 item, 1792, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney established a reputation as an organist and composer before moving to London in 1760. There he became a central figure in the circle gathered around author Samuel Johnson...