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Powys, Julia
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Powys, J.)
1 volume (139 total leaves many blank), ill, 24 cm; 1 volume (139 total leaves many blank), ill, 24 cm
Julia Powys and "CLP" could not be identified. Half green morocco album of manuscript verse, some apparently original, most copied from contemporary sources (including Amelia Opie and Lord Byron), in a few different hands; including an anonymous... more
Bayliffe, Anna Georgia, 1800 or 1801-1823
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Bayliffe, A.)
1 vol. (67 manuscript pages 92 total leaves many blank), 2 silhouette portrait paper cuttings, 19 cm; 1 vol. (67 manuscript pages 92 total leaves many blank), 2 silhouette portrait paper cuttings, 19 cm
Anna Georgia Bayliffe of Pickwick, Corsham, Wiltshire, England. She was the child of George Searle Bayliffe (1734-1813), deputy lieutenant for the county of Wiltshire, and his wife, Ann (née Banks). Anna Georgia died of typhus at age 22 on 27 June... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (169 leaves, some blank)
Possibly put together by relatives of the Reverend John Leroux, Rector of Long Melford, Suffolk, who died in 1819. He had two children: George Wilson Leroux, an army officer who died in 1822 at the age of 27; and Louisa Mary Leroux, who died in... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (18 leaves)
No compiler could be identified, but the content strongly suggests someone from Wales, likely connected to the clergy. Semi-stiff paste-paper covered notebook containing mostly poems, the bulk clearly copied from contemporary publications, a few... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (60 leaves)
Bound manuscript volume written from both ends, titled "Poetry" on the recto of the first leaf. Contains original verses and poems copied from contemporary publicatons. Of the original works, most are signed "V. L.," and the majority of the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Geneva commonplace book)
1 volume (36 manuscript pages; 66 total leaves) + 2 inserts
Small album of an unidentified woman, probably nobility, containing anecdotes, poems and notes in various hands, most unsigned, several addressing "Milady." Chiefly in French with a few entries in English; two pieces are dated Geneva, 1804.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Jenkins)
3 volumes
William Jenkins, pells office, Treasury Chambers, Dublin Castle, deputy clerk of the pells. Two of his sons were William Jenkins (1805-1874), lawyer, of Clifton Court, near Bristol; and Thomas Lowten Jenkins (1812-1869), lawyer and rower, of... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Bagatelle)
1 volume (62 manuscript pages, 57 total leaves) + 1 insert
Commonplace book containing over 90 poems, epigrams, and riddles, many of which are illustrated with original watercolor vignetttes and decorative borders. A calligraphic title page ("La Bagatelle") is followed by a half title which reads:... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Eliza)
1 volume (75 total leaves, many blank)
Sketchbook and commonplace book of Eliza A. J., an otherwise unidentified, probably British woman who made entries circa 1825-1827. Contains 14 ink or ink-and-wash drawings, 8 watercolors, and 3 pages of manuscript transcriptions. Most drawings... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm; 38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff marbled covers, containing over fifty poems and extracts in a single, neat, unidentified hand. The first sixteen pieces are copied from Elizabeth Anne Le Noir's Village Anecdotes (1804). Most of the other pieces are,... more
Harington, Cecilia, 1811-1844
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Smith, C.)
1 volume (122 manuscript pages; 87 total leaves)
Cecilia Smith was born on January 23, 1811, the fifth child of the Rev. Samuel Smith (1765-1841), later dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and his wife, Anne. In 1833 Cecilia married the Rev. Richard Harington (1800-1853), who became Principal of... more
Hogg, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1862
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz 559R 15
1 volume (76 total leaves, some blank)
Thomas Jefferson Hogg, friend and biographer of the poet Shelley. Copybook used by Thomas Jefferson Hogg for drafts of his academic assignments and as a commonplace book while he was a student at University College, Oxford, in 1810, probably... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (30 total leaves, some blank) + 1 insert
Sewn notebook containing 26 manuscript pages in an unidentified early 19th century hand; most pieces apparently copied from contemporary British printed sources. The last seven leaves contain 32 mounted clippings from newspapers (one, at least,... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
34 manuscript pages (20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff drab covers, containing six poems, a verse fragment, and one newspaper article copied in a single unidentified hand. The poems include: "On the Invention of Letters" ("Tell me what genius did the art invent"); "Ode... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (23 manuscript pages; 20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook containing fourteen manuscript pieces, chiefly poems copied from known eighteenth-century English writers, in unidentified divers hands. Three poems are by "W. H., aged 15," and are apparently unpublished. There is a light pencil... more
Vergès, Eugénie de, 1774-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Vergès, E.)
2 volumes
Eugénie de Vergès, née Choppin d'Arnouville. She was born on September 13, 1774 to René Choppin d'Arnouville, chevalier, a counsellor to Louis XV and president of the Cour des Monnaies; and his wife, Marguerite-Élizabeth... more
Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)
1 volume (182 leaves, some blank) + inserts
Lady Anne Hamilton, Scots-born courtier and friend of Queen Caroline of Brunswick. Manuscript volume in ink, in divers hands, compiled by and for Lady Anne Hamilton, and possibly her sister, Lady Susan, Countess of Dunmore. Includes pieces copied... more