Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux manuscript material : 10 items


Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux manuscript material : 10 items

· To John Allen, political and historical writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Jul 1816 (B'ANA 0319), on Paris, Switzerland, Lord Byron and Madame de Stael : "Lord Byron lives on the other side of the lake, shunned by all - both English and Genevese except Mad. Stael - who can't resist a little celebrity." · To Abraham Hayward, essayist and translator : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Sep 1837 (MISC 3507), begins, "I have at last heard from Norway ..." · To an S. C. Kenning : 1 autograph note : 12 Jun 1851 (MISC 0428), third person, in reply to an application for a government post. · To Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin, French politician : 1 autograph letter signed : [watermark = 1842] (MISC 0432), in French, on political subjects. · To Henry John Temple [?], third Viscount Palmerston, prime minister : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 May 1859 9MISC 0429), regarding revision of the Versailles Treaty of 1815. The letter is addressed to "My dear Mr. P." -- the identity of the recipient is not certain. · To a Jean Richardson in Paris : 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Jan 1802 (MISC 0435), eight pages in French. The letter is addressed to Richardson at the home of Mons. Perregaux. · To unknown recipients : 4 autograph letters signed : ca. 1830-1849 (MISC 0430)-(MISC 0431), (MISC 0433)-(MISC 0434), mostly regarding appointments.

10 items


SNAC Resource ID: 8180935

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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