Matthew Weld Martstonge papers, 1760-1815.

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Hartstonge, Matthew Weld, fl. 1815-1825. Matthew Weld Martstonge papers, 1760-1815.

Matthew Weld Martstonge papers, 1760-1815.

"Nugae Deliciae. Containing anecdotes from oral communication... 1815; " autograph collection of 138 literary, political, and musical anecdotes, epigrams, and poems, mostly dating 1760-1810, and involving Thomas Moore, Mrs. Thrale, Pope, Swift, Sarah Siddons, Lord North, Peter Pindar, Maria Edgeworth, Sir Walter Scott, and Garrick and Quin.

5 volumes.

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Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831

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Sarah Siddons was a famous 18th century British actress, best known for the role of Lady Macbeth; Miss Coates of Glasgow was her friend. From the description of Sarah Siddons letters to Miss Coates, 1795-1802. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 755229191 English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. [Prince?] Hoare, [1816] July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663260 From the description of Autograph tic...

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. Moore was a friend and acquaintance of many of the English Romantics, including Lord Byron. He met Mary Shelley in the late 1820s, while researching his biography of Byron. From the description of Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76835859 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. From the guide to the Thomas Moore manuscript material : 254 items, 1811-1846, (...

Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821

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Hester Lynch Thrale (born Hester Lynch Salusbury and after her second marriage, Hester Lynch Piozzi ) was a British diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century life. From the description of Autograph poem, unsigned, an adaptation of Francis Fawkes's "An Autumnal Ode, " no date [paper watermarked 1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864928 From the description of...

Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

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A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope, 1688-1744, can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography, but there are numerous biographical and critical evaluations if more detailed information is required From the guide to the Verse translation of Book III, metre 9 of Boethius's, De consolatione philosophiae, by Alexander Pope, ca.1703-1704, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) A general outline of the life and works of the poet Alexander Pope can ...

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Quin, James, 1693-1766

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North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792

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Lord North was Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1770-1782. From the description of [Letter] 1773 Oct. 18, Bushy Park [to] Duke of Devonshire / North. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300002481 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bushy Park, 1772 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609854 Frederick North (1732-1792) was the prime minister of Great Britain from February 1772 until his resignation in March 1782. D...

Hartstonge, Matthew Weld, fl. 1815-1825.

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Member of the Royal Irish Academy, a poet and novelist, strongly influenced by Sir Walter Scott. From the description of Poems and various notes, 1832 and nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289354 Irish poet; friend of Sir Walter Scott and his circle. From the description of Matthew Weld Martstonge papers, 1760-1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866382 ...

Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849

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Irish novelist and educationist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgeworth's Town, Ireland, to August Louis, Baron de Staël-Holstein and Achille-Léon-Victor, Duc de Broglie, 1826 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994866 Irish-English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dominique François Jean Arago, the French scientist, [n.d., paper is watermarked 1818]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742984 ...

Pindar, Peter, 1738-1819

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Peter Pindar is the pseudonym of John Wolcot, an English satirist. From the guide to the Peter Pindar letter to John Walker, 1805-1812, (Ohio University) John Wolcot studied medicine in London, took his M.D. at Aberdeen, and became physician-general of Jamaica. After returning to England, he met the painter John Opie and in 1780 the two moved from Truro to London, where Wolcot devoted himself to the writing of verse satires, mostly published under the name "Peter Pindar." ...