Collection of letters of Charles Dickens, Sir James Emerson Tennent and his family, and John Forster : London and other locations, 1828-1872.

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Collection of letters of Charles Dickens, Sir James Emerson Tennent and his family, and John Forster : London and other locations, 1828-1872.

Collection of letters of Charles Dickens, Sir James Emerson Tennent and his family, and John Forster : London and other locations, 1828-1872.

A collection of letters including 19 letters from Charles Dickens (most to Sir James Emerson Tennent); 28 letters from John Forster (most to Sir James Emerson Tennent); and 22 letters from Sir James Emerson Tennent (most to John Forster). The collection also includes letters from William Bryden, Mamie Dickens, Charles Knight, Letitia Emerson Tennent, and William Henry Wills. Letters are described in individual records (MA 4979.1-78).

1 box (78 letters), unbound ; size varies.

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Forster, John, 1812-1876

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John Forster was born and raised in Newcastle by Unitarian parents, and educated at Cambridge and London's Inner Temple. He became an important literary critic and editor, and wrote numerous books of his own, notably several biographies. Forster's greatest contribution may have been as literary adviser and advocate for some of the key authors of his day, including Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, and Carlyle. His support, advice, and promotion of authors and writing helped define Victorian taste. Fo...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...

Knight, Charles, 1791-1873

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British publisher and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Carlton Villas [London], to John Forster, 1855 Oct. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270958677 Publisher and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Messrs. Tyler and Reed, 1848 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491100 Publisher and author Charles Knight was born at Windsor, and spent his youth apprenticed to his father, a bookseller and printe...

Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869

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Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0002cb Epithet: author Title: 1st Baronet 1867 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x0001cd ...

Wills, W. Henry (William Henry), 1810-1880

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Epithet: journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000024 Wills was born in 1810 in Plymouth, England; became a contributor to the Penny and Saturday magazines and McCulloch's geographical dictionary; served as one of the original literary staff of Punch; began a lifelong association with Charles Dickens as a contributer and sub-editor of the Daily news in 1846; became contributor and asst. editor of ...

Dickens, Mamie, 1838-1896

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Epithet: elder daughter of Charles Dickens, novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x0003cf Daughter of Charles Dickens. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to George W. Childs, 1874 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529483 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, [after 1870]. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...