Lucy Barton manuscript material : 2 item, 1849


Lucy Barton manuscript material : 2 item, 1849

ยท To Messrs. Hall & Co. : 2 autograph letters signed ; 29 Mar 1849 (MISC 3454) and 20 Sep 1849 (MISC 3455), regarding the publication of Selections from the poems and letters of Bernard Barton, which she edited. Both letters are on mourning stationery -- Bernard Barton had died in February.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8141987

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Hall, Virtue, and Co. (corporateBody)

Barton, Lucy, 1808?-1898 (person)

Lucy Barton, daughter of the minor English Quaker poet Bernard Barton. She was co-author with her father of the poems in The Reliquary (1836), and wrote several books on Christian themes throughout her life, including: Bible letters for children, The Natural history of the holy land and other places mentioned in the Bible, The oratory; or, The testimony of Scripture on the subject of prayer, and The Gospel history of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. (Library catalogers often confuse her with L...

Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 (person)

Quaker poet. From the description of Letter : Woodbridge, to Robert Baldwin, London, 1820 Apr. 18. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28303417 Bernard Barton was born in Carlisle in 1784 and attended a Quaker school in Ipswich, before being apprenticed to a shopkeeper at Halstead in Essex in 1798. In 1806 he moved to Woodbridge in Suffolk and went into business with his brother. Apart from a short time spent in Liverpool following the death of his wife, Barton remained...