Chandos Leigh manuscript material : 4 items, 1824-1835


Chandos Leigh manuscript material : 4 items, 1824-1835

· Holograph emendations and additions to page proofs of his Tracts : [ca. 1828-1832] : (MISC 4133) : 1 vol., variously paged. Occasional printed paragraphs break off in mid-sentence and are completed in manuscript. With two loose manuscript leaves laid in at end of text, numbered "45" and "46." The title is provided in manuscript, probably in another hand. Leigh's Tracts were privately printed in 1832. · To Bernard Barton, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Jun 1824 : (MISC 4035) : from London, Palman Square : begins, "I return you my sincerest thanks for the delightful & head-soothing little volume ..." · To Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and literary critic : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Aug 1835 : (H'ANA 0067) : from Stoneleigh Abbey : begins, "Will you forgive my apparent neglect in not having before acknowledged your very acceptable presents ..." · To Thomas W. Kelly, poet and author : 1 autograph letter signed : 29 Jun 1824 : (S'ANA 0664) : from Liphook : begins, "I know not how sufficiently to apologize for not having before acknowledged the receipt of your elegant little volume of poems, and the honour you did me in dedicating them to me." Also including, "I only wish you had selected for the subject of your dedication, one of our first poets, Byron (alas! no more) or Moore, a kinderd genius, or Southey, Crabbe, Campbell, or the refined Rogers ..."

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SNAC Resource ID: 8043153

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Kelly, T. W. (Thomas W.), approximately 1800- (person)

Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (person)

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Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 (person)

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Leigh, Chandos, 1791-1850 (person)

Chandos Leigh, first Baron Leigh, English poet and literary patron. From the description of Chandos Leigh manuscript material : 4 items, 1824-1835 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708384092 Chandos Leigh (1791-1850) was educated at Harrow School, where he met Lord Byron, and Christ Church, Oxford, following which he made the grand tour with Philip Shuttleworth. A distant cousin of Jane Austen's, and a generous literary patron to Leigh Hunt and others, Leigh pri...