James Montgomery collection, 1789-1852.

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Montgomery, James, 1771-1854. James Montgomery collection, 1789-1852.

James Montgomery collection, 1789-1852.

Contains letters from Montgomery to various people, including John Aikin, R. A. Davenport, Barbara Hofland, Hannah More, and Robert Southey; holograph versions of poems by Montgomery; and unsorted clippings, engravings, and material pertaining to Montgomery's death.

2.40 linear ft. (3 boxes)

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Aikin, John, 1747-1822

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English physician and writer. From the guide to the John Aikin letter to Mr. Stockdale., 1813, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) John Aikin, physician and writer, best remebered for his children's book Evenings at Home, written with his sister, poet Anna Letitia Barbauld. From the description of John Aikin manuscript material, 1803-1807. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 72842438 John Aikin, the English physic...

Davenport, R. A. (Richard Alfred), 1777?-1852

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000131.0x0003e6 ...

Hofland, Mrs. (Barbara), 1770-1844

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Barbara Hofland, English children's writer and novelist. Her most popular chidlren's book, The Son of a Genius, was first published in 1812 and was heavily reprinted over the next few decades. From the description of Barbara Hofland manuscript material : 3 items, 1822-1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427393859 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hammersmith, to Mr. Wright, 1841 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

More, Hannah, 1745-1833

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Hannah More, one of five sisters, taught at her family's school in Bristol, England. She became prominent in London's Bluestocking circle from 1774 onward, and was also a friend of Samuel Johnson. Her work soon moved from poetry and drama to the production of numerous popular religious books and tracts. In 1789, she moved to Mendip, Somerset, where she and her sister Patty founded several schools. In 1801, she and her sisters moved to the Barley Wood estate in nearby Wrington. From t...

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....

Montgomery, James, 1771-1854

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Scottish poet,hymn writer, and humanitarian. From the description of James Montgomery letter to an unidentified correspondent [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 456423757 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Mount near Sheffield, England, to Virgil David, Lawrenceville, Pa., 1837 June 12. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat reco...