Letters and miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1815-1850]


Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Letters and miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1815-1850]

Letters and miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1815-1850]

Included are letters from Mary Shelley to William Godwin, Jr., Leigh Hunt, Charles Ollier, Marianne Hunt, Edward Moxon, John Howard Payne, Claire Clairmont, Thomas Jefferson Hogg, Teresa Guiccioli, and others. Also included are manuscripts and fragments of some poems including "Ode to France," "My Dear Sin," "To the Dead," and others; a manuscript copy of a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley "To a Lady Singing to her own accompaniment on a Guitar" written out by Mary Shelley; and annotated proofs of her edition of Percy Bysshe Shelley's POETICAL WORKS which was published by Moxon in 1840.

ca. 400 items.

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Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858

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Moxon was an English publisher and verse writer and Taylor was a London publisher and printer. From the description of Memorandum of agreement ... between John Taylor ... and Edward Moxon ..., London : manuscript, 1845 Sept. 30. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78553218 Alfred Tennyson was a British poet and playwright. From the guide to the Alfred Tennyson collection of papers, 1823-1907, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collect...

Hogg, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1862

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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....

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 ...

Hunt, Marianne Kent, b. 1787.

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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...

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...

Godwin, William, 1803-1832

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William Godwin, Jr., English journalist. He was the only son of William Godwin, philosopher and novelist, and the half-brother of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Godwin was a reporter for the Morning Chronicle from 1823 until his death in 1832. His novel Transfusion was published in 1835, with a memoir prefixed by his father. From the description of William Godwin, Jr. manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1824-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 269872372 ...

Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

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American actor and playwright. From the description of Scrapbook, 1813-1852 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811929 From the description of Letter : Washington, to Elizabeth Payne, 1850 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22772908 From the description of Home, sweet home, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 237626353 Appointed by President Tyler, the actor and playwright served as U.S. Consul in Tunis from 1842-1845, a...

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...

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...