Found 24 collections related to Authors, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence

Lofft, Capel, 1751-1824
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
6 items
To Thomas Hill, book collector : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Feb 1800 : (MISC 0389) : from Norton : begins, "I know not how it happened but I have again not received the New London Review ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 18 May... more
Montagu, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1720-1800
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Elizabeth Montagu, née Robinson, English author and literary hostess. To [Dr. Monvey?] : 1 autograph letter signed : [between 1742 and 1775] : (MISC 2031) : [no place] : begins, "I am much obliged to you for your obliging offer of shewing me Sir... more
Doddridge, Philip, 1702-1751
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 items
To Mercy Doddridge, dissenting laywoman (his wife) : 3 autograph letters signed : 1743-1751 : (MISC 0506-0507) (MISC 0509) : very affectionate letters keeping her abreast of his doings while away.
Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 items
Autograph list : [after 15 Jan 1816] : (MISC 0961) : on a letter to her from her brother, Charles Burney, D.D.; reads in full, "Send d'Arblay's promotion / Archdeacon Thomas / Letter to sister." Filed under "Charles Burney (schoolmaster and book... more
Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Richard Cumberland, English playwright and novelist. To "my dear friend" : 1 autograph letter signed : ca. 1800 : (MISC 0972) : explaining that he is detained, tending to his wife's grave illness. Mrs. Cumberland died shortly after 1800.
Day, Thomas, 1748-1789
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Thomas Day, English author and political campaigner. He is best remembered for his children's book, The History of Sandford and Merton (1783). To a Mr. Ryerley : 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Apr 1784 : (MISC 0223) : begins, "I am very sorry that... more
Gough, Strickland, -1752
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Strickland Gough, English religious controversialist. · To John Nourse, bookseller and publisher : 1 autograph receipt signed : 21 Aug 1747 : (MISC 4229) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : for £1.11s.6d and 30 copies of Gough's Discussion of... more
Godwin, William, 1756-1836
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
386 items
William Godwin, English philosopher and novelist. The William Godwin manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, promissory notes, and various other documents. The writings include: complete holograph... more
Hays, Mary, 1759 or 1760-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
36 items
The Mary Hays manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of 26 letters to the philosopher and novelist William Godwin; 7 letters to the writer and translator William Tooke; 1 letter to an unidentified recipient; and a manuscript... more
Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
Carlisle, Isabella Howard, Countess of, 1721-1795
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Isabella Howard (née Byron), Countess of Carlisle [other married name Musgrave], writer; she was the daughter of William Byron, 4th Baron Byron, and great aunt to Byron, the poet. · To Francis Sykes, Esq., East India Company servant and politician... more
Burney, Charles, 1726-1814
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. Holograph report (draft?) : 1792 : (MISC 0963) : 2 p.; with suggestions on the formation of a musical band to accompany Lord Macartney on... more
Dyer, George, 1755-1841
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
17 items
To Lucy Aikin, historian : 1 autograph letter signed : no date : (MISC 3616a) : asking her to not request in public that he begin an autobiography.
Robinson, Mary, 1758-1800
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
10 items
· To Elizabeth Gunning, novelist : 1 autograph letter signed : 31 Aug 1800 : (MISC 2291) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from Englefield Cottage near Egham, Surrey : begins, "With that sincere regret, which my heart never fails to experience, when... more
Douglas, John, 1721-1807
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
John Douglas, bishop of Salisbury and writer. To a Mr. Strahan, at his house in New Street, near Fetter Lane, London : 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Jul 1763 : (MISC 0510) : begins, "Ten thousand thanks to you for your Letter ...".
Stockdale, Percival, 1736-1811
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Percival Stockdale, English writer. · To Thomas Loggen, attorney : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Apr 1791 : (MISC 0995) : 1 page (single sheet) : from No. 6 Soho-Square : begins, "I am obliged to you for your polite letter ..."; concludes,... more
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Horatio [Horace] Walpole, fourth earl of Orford, English author, politician, and patron of the arts. · To George Augustus Selwyn, wit and politician : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Sunday night" [1757?] : (MISC 0133) : 1 page... more
Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
16 items
Helen Maria Williams, English writer. · Autograph signature on receipt : 7 May 1784 : (MISC 1865) : 1 page (partial sheet) : [from London] : documenting her sale of the copyright of "Peru, a Poem" to Thomas Cadell for £21; also... more
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1720-1790
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Philip Yorke, second earl of Hardwicke, British politician and writer. · To "Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 9 Oct 1756 : (MISC 0250) : 2 pages (single sheet) : from Wimple : begins, "I receiv'd your letter of the 3d. instant, together... more
Langton, Bennet, 1737-1801
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 item
Bennet Langton, English writer, and friend of Samuel Johnson. · To Charles Burney, schoolmaster and book collector : 1 autrograph letter signed : 3 Apr 1786 : (MISC 0964) : from Queen's Square, Westminster : begins, "I desire leave to mention... more
Porter, Anna Maria, 1778-1832
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
7 items
Anna Maria Porter, English novelist. Poem (transcript), "Learn ye! who wander this these sylvan shades" : [composed in 1819; copy date = 1833] : (PORT 33.05.28b) : 1 page (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "Learn ye! who wander this these... more
Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
48 items
Mary Wollstonecraft, the English author and advocate of women's rights. Her Vindication of the Rights of Woman is the most influential work of early feminist philosophy; she also wrote novels, reviews, and books for... more
Smith, Charlotte, 1749-1806
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
9 items
Charlotte Smith (née Turner), English poet and novelist. · To Cadell Davies, publishers : 6 items : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Aug 1794 : (MISC 4406) : 4 pages (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "I went yesterday to Bristol... more
Trimmer, Sarah, 1741-1810
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
3 items
Sarah Trimmer, English author and educationist. · To Charlotte, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland : 1 autograph letter signed (copy?) : 14 Sep 1803 : (MISC 4149) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Brentford : begins,... more
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