Letters to Anna Seward, 1788-1847 (inclusive), 1788-1796 (bulk).


Letters to Anna Seward, 1788-1847 (inclusive), 1788-1796 (bulk).

Includes letters from Cary to Seward concerning their poetry, Italian poetry in general, and the nomination of Cary as a fellow at Oriel College with a list of current fellows. Letters also mention the writings of Spencer, Rousseau, Milton, Dante, among others. Most of the letters also include verses by Cary.

1 v. (.1 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 8222949

Houghton Library

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Seward, Anna, 1742-1809

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English poet. From the description of Conclusion of an autograph letter signed with postscript : Lichfield, to Robert Fellowes, [1804] Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664731 Anna Seward was born in Eyam, Derbyshire, and resided in Lichfield, England from age thirteen until her death. In addition to her career as a poet, she carried on a voluminous correspondence with many literary figures. From the description of Papers, 1781-1807. (Harvard University)...

Dante, Alighieri, 1261-1321.

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Cary, Henry Francis, 1772-1844

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Translator of Dante Alighieri. From the description of Letter : Chiswick, to James Gillman, Highgate, 1821 July 7. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25249232 Cary was an English biographer and translator, as well as an Anglican minister and a librarian. Anna Seward was an English poet and author. From the description of Letters to Anna Seward, 1788-1847 (inclusive), 1788-1796 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78951149 From the guid...

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the foremost philosophers of the Enlightenment period. From the description of Jean-Jacques Rousseau Papers [manuscript]. [174-]-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564187 Swiss philosopher, writer, music theorist and composer. From the description of Collection of autograph letters : France, England, Switzerland, to various recipients, 1756-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 714645189 From the description of Autogr...

Milton, John, 1608-1674

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English poet. From the description of Documents relating to Kensington mortgage, 1651-1700. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475458 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x00012e John Milton (1608-1674), the poet. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the English translat...