Alaric Watts letters and photograph, 1821-1853.


Alaric Watts letters and photograph, 1821-1853.

The collection consists of six letters and a carte-de-visite photograph, including: two to Bernard Barton, 10 May 1821, the second undated, with news of mutual friends and his work on the Literary Souvenir; two letters to John Bowring, 23 and 26 July 1828, requesting letters of introduction to French literary figures for an upcoming journey to France; to Sir, 8 Oct. 1828, marked private, protesting an attack upom him; to Mr. Moxon, 23 Oct. 1853, about the distress of the Haydon family and the villainy of Longmans. Also, photograph of Watts credited to John & Chas. Watkins.

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Watts, Alaric Alexander, 1797-1864 (person)

English poet and journalist. From the description of Portion of autograph letter signed, ? Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660919 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hotel de Lile, to Moore, 1828 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660932 English poet. From the description of Papers, 1819-1857. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28411542 English poet, editor, and publisher of literary journals. ...

Bowring, John, 1792-1872 (person)

John Bowring was an English statesman and author, renowned as a polyglot. Born in Exeter and raised as a Unitarian, he began working at the age of thirteen, and actively sought to learn languages from travellers. He established a mercantile firm, and travelled extensively, meeting Jeremy Bentham; a controversy over some Greek loans affected his reputation and financial status, but Bentham helped by appointing him political editor of Westminster Review. Bowring published several volumes of verse,...

Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858 (person)

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...

Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 (person)

Quaker poet. From the description of Letter : Woodbridge, to Robert Baldwin, London, 1820 Apr. 18. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28303417 Bernard Barton was born in Carlisle in 1784 and attended a Quaker school in Ipswich, before being apprenticed to a shopkeeper at Halstead in Essex in 1798. In 1806 he moved to Woodbridge in Suffolk and went into business with his brother. Apart from a short time spent in Liverpool following the death of his wife, Barton remained...