William Wordsworth collection, 1656-1987 (bulk 1798-1850).

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Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. William Wordsworth collection, 1656-1987 (bulk 1798-1850).

William Wordsworth collection, 1656-1987 (bulk 1798-1850).

Letters, manuscripts, broadsides, pictures, documents, and objects by, to, belonging to, or about Wordsworth and his family. Includes first drafts of poems Wordsworth later published in Yarrow Revisited (1835); 51 of the sonnets published in Ecclesiastical Sketches, in an early fair copy before final revision for publication; manuscripts of 10 additional sonnets sent to Wordsworth's first American editor, Prof. Henry Reed; and a transcript made before publication of the poem "Composed Upon an Evening of Extraordinary Splendour and Beauty." Also included are manuscripts by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sara Hutchinson, Dorothy Wordsworth, Mary Wordsworth, Thomas De Quincey, Robert Southey, Lord Byron, and John Keats. Byron manuscript is a draft of an unfinished short story; Keats manuscript is a fragment of his poem "Isabella." Coleridge manuscripts include a first version of "Dejection: An Ode," a draft of a variant of "The Eolian Harp," and other poems; fragments of essays; and notes on Schiller's plays The Piccolomini and The Death of Wallenstein. Autograph manuscript of Mary Monkhouse sonnet "Unquiet Childhood here by special grace", likely in the hand of Dora Wordsworth. Correspondence includes letters between the Wordsworth family and Henry Reed; letters from the Wordsworths to George Huntly Gordon, former secretary to Sir Walter Scott; correspondence with fellow writers such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, and Thomas De Quincey; and extensive correspondence among members of the Hutchinson, Monkhouse, and Wordsworth families. Also included are a few letters each from Thomas Carlyle, Walter Savage Landor, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Thomas Babington Macaulay. In addition, there are letters concerning the building of the Wordsworth Collection, from Cynthia Morgan St. John and Lane Cooper. Other correspondents include Elizabeth Smith Aders, John T. Barker, James Dykes Campbell, Catherine Clarkson, Derwent Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, Joseph Cottle, William Rowan Hamilton, John Louis Haney, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Herbert Hill, Hannah Hoare, Leonard Huxley, William Jackson, William Angus Knight, Charles Lamb, Charles and Sophia Lloyd, Thomas Manning, Basil Montagu, Edward Moxon, Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Edward Quillinan, Henry Crabb Robinson, Thomas Noon Talfourd, Jonathan Walton, John Wilson.

35.8 linear ft.

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Jackson, William J. (William Joseph), 1943-

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Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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Lloyd, Charles, 1775-1839

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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...

Quillinan, Edward, 1791-1851

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Haney, John Louis, 1877-1960

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Wordsworth, Gordon Graham, 1860-1935.

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Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Hutchinson, John, 1768-1833

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Wordsworth, Mary, 1770-1859

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Keats, John, 1795-1821

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Keats was an English poet. From the description of Collection, 1814-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376586 From the description of John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612730197 From the guide to the John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Keats was an English poet and literary critic. ...

Coleridge, Derwent, 1800-1883

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Knight, William Angus, 1836-1916

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Epithet: formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy, St. Andrews British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000070 Scottish author and professor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgecliffe, St. Andrews, N.B., to Mr. Tulloch, 1886 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487143 Epithet: Professor of Moral Philosophy at St Andrews University British Library Archives a...

Monkhouse, John, 1782-1866

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Manning, Thomas, 1772-1840

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Traveller and friend of Chas. Lamb. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Mrs. John Payne, 1834 Apr. 22-1835 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608559 First Chinese scholar in Europe; friend of Charles Lamb. From the description of Letter : London, to Julius von Klaproth, Paris, 1831 May 4. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28303398 ...

Robinson, Henry Crabb, 1775-1867

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Henry Crabb Robinson was an English barrister and foreign correspondent, reporting from the continent during the Napoleonic Wars. In 1811 he began keeping a diary, in which he recorded thoughts and observation on friends and acquaintances, including most of the major literary figures in England and continental Europe. His diary remains an invaluable resource for Anglophiles and students of European Romanticism. From the description of Henry Crabb Robinson letter to Tom Taylor, 1863 M...

Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846

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English painter. From the description of Autograph document signed : [n.p.], being the name and address of W.Y. Otley [sic], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269605958 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford Row [Leeds], to Thomas Lupton, 1839 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270471360 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : London?, to the Marquess of Stafford, 1816 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606160 ...

Hutchinson, Joanna, 1780-1843

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Montagu, Basil, 1770-1851

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Wordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855

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Sister of Wm. Wordsworth. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Rydal Mount, to Lady Beaumont (Mary Anne Howley), 1831 Jul. 8 and 1834 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584126 From the description of Autograph letters signed (21) : Grasmere, etc., to Lady Beaumont, 1804 Aug. 24-1824 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584123 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/...

Barker, John T.

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Hutchinson, Sara, 1775-1835

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Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805-1865

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Praed, Winthrop Mackworth, 1802-1839

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Rev. Hastings Robinson, 1838 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618926 From the description of There hangs a portrait in an ancient hall : autograph poem, unsigned, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618920 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Haymarket, to an unidentified correspondent, 1835 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618930 From the ...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Wordsworth, Christopher, 1774-1846

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Campbell, James Dykes, 1838-1895

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Wordsworth, William, 1810-1883

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Son of the poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eton, Windsor, to W.A. Knight, 1878 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584218 ...

Aders, Elizabeth Smith.

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Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864

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British poet. From the description of Kisses in former times : autograph mansucript copy of the poem signed : [Siena], 1860 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598966 Epithet: of Add MS 36513 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x000290 Walter Savage Landor was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and translator. From the description of Walter Savage Landor collection...

Wilson, John, 1785-1854

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Scottish poet and critic, "Christopher North." From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to an unidentified correspondent, 1842 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587437 "Christopher North". Scottish author. From the description of Autograph note signed with initials : [n.p.], to his wife, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588898 John Wilson (1785-1854) was a Scottish author, the "Christopher North" of Blackwood's Magaz...

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

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Reed, Henry, 1808-1854

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Professor at the University of Pennsylvania beginning in 1831, after having practiced law for several years. Appointed professor of English Literature and Rhetoric in 1834, and Vice-Provost in 1845, positions he held at the time of his death. From the description of Henry Reed notes on mathematics and astronomy, ca. 1822-1825. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 773375462 Educator and literary critic. From the description of ALS : to Abraham...

Wordsworth, Charles, 1806-1892

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Charles Wordsworth (1806-1892), Scottish Episcopal bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, nephew of William Wordsworth, poet. From the guide to the Scrapbook of Charles Wordsworth, 1881-1892., 1881-1892, (University of St Andrews) Charles Wordsworth (1806-1892), Scottish Episcopal bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, nephew of William Wordsworth, poet. John Henry Overton (1835-1903) was a Church of England minister, and church historian, ...

Lloyd, Sophia Pemberton, d. 1839.

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Wordsworth, John, 1805-1839

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Walton, Jonathan, 1774-1846.

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Clarkson, Catherine, née Buck; wife of T Clarkson

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Epithet: wife of T Clarkson philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0000f8 Epithet: née Buck; wife of T Clarkson British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00025f ...

Hoare, Hannah, 2nd wife of S Hoare (d. 1825)

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Epithet: 2nd wife of S Hoare (d. 1825) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x0000b9 ...

Huxley, Leonard, 1860-1933

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English writer, editor, educator. From the description of Leonard Huxley letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1896 January 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 764681159 English editor and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Godalming, to W.A. Knight, 1892 July 28-1900 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269543358 Leonard Huxley was born in 1860 in London, son of the famous scientist Thomas Henry H...

De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859

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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...

Monkhouse family.

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Monkhouse, George, 1756-1802

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Monkhouse, Mary Elizabeth

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Monkhouse, Thomas, 1783-1825

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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...

Hutchinson, Elizabeth, 1820-1905

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Wordsworth, Dora, 1804-1847

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Talfourd, Thomas Noon, 1795-1854

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English judge and author, friend and executor of Charles Lamb. From the description of ALS : London, to Andrew Willis, 1847 Aug. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690123 Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854) was an English judge and author. From the description of Letters to Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, 1835-1844 (bulk 1835-1836). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122396791 English j...

Gordon, George Huntly, 1798-1868.

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Hutchinson family.

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Cottle, Joseph, 1770-1853

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Wordsworth, Christopher, 1807-1885

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Nephew of the poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Rydal Mount, etc. to Sir George Beaumont, 1850-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584113 ...