Papers, 1794-1904 [microform].


De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859. Papers, 1794-1904 [microform].

Papers, 1794-1904 [microform].

Contains correspondence of Thomas De Quincey with James Hogg & Sons and other correspondents, as well as correspondence of Florence De Quincey Bairdsmith with Alexander Hay Japp and other publishers along with correspondence of Emily De Quincey with Alexander Hay Japp and Henry Stephens Salt. Also includes the correspondence of James Hogg & Sons and Alexander Hay Japp with other correspondents. Also contains compositions by Thomas De Quincey, including galley and page proofs of Confessions of an English opium eater, together with the last wills and testaments of Thomas De Quincey and Thomas Penson (d. 1835) among other items.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

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De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 (person)

Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0002d6 De Quincey was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Compositions, 1818-185-. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80714484 From the guide to the Compositions, 1818-185-?., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English Romantic author Thomas De Quincey was a brilliant cl...

Japp, Alexander H. (Alexander Hay), 1839-1905 (person)

Scottish miscellaneous writer. From the description of Document signed with his pseudonym "H.A. Page" : [n.p.], 1872 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269551653 British author and publisher. From the description of Papers, 1878. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41579870 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x0003a4 Epithet: literary ...

De Quincy, Emily, 1831-1917, (person)

Hogg, James, 1770-1835 (person)

James Hogg was born in Ettrick, Selkshire, Scotland in November 1770. Having received little formal education, Hogg taught himself to read and write in his late teens. He continued to work as a labourer and shepherd for twenty five years. Between 1794-1810 Hogg wrote songs which appeared in magazines and in two small collections. Determined to make a career as a professional writer, Hogg, aged 40, moved to Edinburgh in 1810. In Edinburgh, Hogg established a weekly paper entitled, The Spy but onl...

Salt, Henry S., 1851-1939 (person)

Henry Stephens Salt was a British author and humanitarian. Among his publications were writings against slavery, corporal punishment, and vivisection, and in support of socialism, vegetarianism, and the protection of wildflowers. As one of the founders of the Humanitarian League (1891-1919), he edited its publications The Humanitarian (1895-1919) and The Humane review (1900-1910). From the description of Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

Bairdsmith, Florence De Quincy, 1827-1904, (person)

Penson, Thomas, d. 1835. (person)