Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson [manuscript], 1852-1934.


Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson [manuscript], 1852-1934.

Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson [manuscript], 1852-1934.

The collection contains a letter, 1852, from Alfred Lord Tennyson to Elizabeth Browning, expressing gratitude for her note and Robert Browning's Epilogue; and a letter, 1862, from Alfred Lord Tennyson to "My dear Duchess," saying he has been ill and is planning to arrange a meeting with Queen Victoria now that he is well. There is also a letter, 1934, from Thomas J. Wise to Mr. [Arthur?] Swann, stating that the manuscript of "Crossing the bar" is likely in Emily Tennyson's hand and her writing is very similar to her husband's, and adds news of friends and business matters.

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Tennyson, Emily Sellwood Tennyson, Baroness, 1813-1896

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Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

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Swann, Arthur, 1875-1959

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Bookseller and auctioneer, Arthur Swann worked in Liverpool and Leeds before coming to New York City and joining the Anderson Auction Company, where he prepared catalogs for the book auctions. From 1913 he was associated with the American Art Association (AAA) and organized its rare book and manuscript department. Swann left AAA in 1927, and in 1929 it merged with Anderson Galleries. He served briefly as a vice-president of the Brick Row Book Shop (then in New York City) and from 1933 was vice-p...