Autograph letters signed from Elizabeth Fürst von Saar, Vienna, to various recipients [manuscript], 1779-1829.

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Saar, Elisabeth von, 1766-1840,. Autograph letters signed from Elizabeth Fürst von Saar, Vienna, to various recipients [manuscript], 1779-1829.

Autograph letters signed from Elizabeth Fürst von Saar, Vienna, to various recipients [manuscript], 1779-1829.

Majority of the letters are addressed to Madame Rackett. Others are addressed to Mrs. Garrick, Rev. Thomas Rackett, and George Frederick Beltz. One letter contains two pencil drawings, an engraving, and a paper cutout of a silhouette (L.g.211). Letters are full of references to theatre and literature, discussing Shakespeare, Mrs. Radcliffe, Madame de Staël, La Fontaine, Fielding, Hannah More, Fanny Burney, Kant, Edgeworth, Victor Hugo, Sir Walter Scott (e.g., L.g.233, 234, 236, 246-49, 251). She reacts to her aunt's will in L.g.243, and to a kaleidoscope in L.g.238. In addition to letters, this group of manuscripts contains a leaf relating to von Saar genealogy, and a poem, first line: Could I but lend you, by Your Nose (L.g.255)

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