Collections in Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle

A. and W. Galignani (Firm)
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
5 items
[John] Anthony and William Galignani, British publishers and booksellers in Paris. Sons of Italian-born publisher Giovanni Galignani, they took over the family business upon his death in 1821. · To Monsieur Borel, of Paris : 1 letter : 5 Jul... more
Abbott, F. (Frederick), 1805-1892
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, -1871
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe Abell, Napoleon's pet English child at St. Helena, where her father was Navy agent. To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Dec 1847 : (BLES 1.005a) : requesting to include... more
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Rudolph Ackermann, London publisher. He was best known for his fine color plate books such as The Microcosm of London, and the monthly magazine The Repository of Arts. To Jane Porter, novelist : 1 autograph letter signed : 13 Sep 1828 : (MISC... more
Adolphus, John Leycester, 1795-1862
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Transcript Byron's poem "Condolatory Address to Sarah, Countess of Jersey, on the Prince Regent's Returning her Picture to Mrs. Lee" : [after 1837] : (B'ANA 0197) : 3 p.; with Adolphus's critical commentary of the poem. Bound into v. 4 of the... more
Adolphus, John, 1768-1845
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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John Adolphus, English barrister and historian. · To Thomas Cadell the younger, bookseller : 1 autograph letter signed : 25 Apr 1825 : (MISC 4234) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Temple : begins, "Since I had the pleasure of seeing you, I have... more
Aikin, Charles Rochemont, 1775-1847
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Charles Rochemont Aikin, English surgeon. · To Lydia Rickards [later married name Withering], former pupil and friend of Anna Letitia Barbauld : 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Feb 1808 : (MISC 4381) : 4 pages (double sheet) : [no place] :... more
Aikin, John, 1747-1822
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
8 items
Holograph verse, "An epigramatic [sic] verse on a political writer of the day" : 11 Apr [no year] : (MISC 4023) 01b : 4 lines referring to Burke and Cooper, signed on verso with letter fragment. Title provided in another hand. Mounted in the Mary... more
Aikin, Lucy, 1781-1864
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
5 items
Holograph poem, "Written in an alcove at Allerton" : no date : (MISC 4023) 02b : signature stitched on. Mounted in the Mary Ann Humble autograph album.
Aikin-Sneath, Betsy
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Betsy Aikin-Sneath, married name Rogers, English literary scholar and biographer of Anna Letitia Barbauld. · To F. L. Pleadwell, American physician and collector : 1 autograph letter signed : 28 May 1833 : (MISC 0853a) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet)... more
Ainger, Alfred, 1837-1904
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Alfred Ainger, Church of England clergyman and Charles Lamb biographer. To a Mrs. Flower : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Mar 1887 : (MISC 0958) : from 2, Upper Terrace, Hampstead [blind-stamped stationery]; begins, "You are very good -- but I fear... more
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 items
To a Miss Cumberland : 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Apr 1875 : (MISC 1609).
Alexander, James
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Dr. James Alexander, English physician in Genoa. In 1823 he prescribed for Byron, and advised him on some warts. To Lord Byron, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : [June 1823] : (B'ANA 0397) : [from Genoa]; regretting that he has so far failed in... more
Alison, Archibald, 1757-1839
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Archibald Alison, Scottish Episcopal clergyman and writer on aesthetics. To Thomas Campbell, poet : 1 autograph letter signed ; 24 Jul. 1813 (MISC 1622).
Allen, John, 1771-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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John Allen, Scottish political and historical writer, frequent contributer to the Edinburgh Review. To "My Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Dec. [1832 or 1833] : answering an inquiry as to the authorship of Thomas Greene's anonymously... more
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Samuel Austin Allibone, American lexicographer and librarian, author of A Critical Dictionary of English Literature. Autograph quote signed : 10 Feb 1879 : (S'ANA 0393) : 7 lines on Shelley's morality and genius.
Allingham, William, 1824-1889
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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William Allingham, Irish poet, protegé of Leigh Hunt. To Leigh Hunt : 7 autograph letters signed : 11 Jun 1848 (H'ANA 0060) ; 23 Jun [1856] (H'ANA 0061) ; 25 Jul 1854 (H'ANA 0048) ; 8 Jan 1855 (H'ANA 0049) ; 23 Feb 1855 (H'ANA 0050) ; 7 May 1855... more
Amory, Sewell & Moores (solicitors)
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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To Claire Clairmont : 1 manuscript document signed : 16 [Feb.] 1844 : (S'ANA 0001) : signed "Amory Sewell & Moores", regarding her £6000 legacy under Shelley's will.
Anderson, Robert, 1750-1830
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
Robert Anderson, Scottish literary scholar and biographer. To George Dyer, author and advocate of political reform : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Feb 1799 : (MISC 3616L) : lengthy letter about various literary matters; Dyer's poems, friends in... more
Anderson, William, 1805-1866
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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William Anderson, Scottish journalist and author. To Richard Robert Madden, author and colonial administrator : 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Aug 1854 : (BLES 5.455j) : from Bengal Hill : begins, "There is nothing like striking the iron while it... more
Andrew & George Nash (Glass manufacturers)
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
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Andrew John Nash and George Augustus Nash, glass manufacturers at 75, Cornhill, London (cf. Shelley and his Circle, v. 3, p. 334). · Copy of legal answer to Percy Bysshe Shelley : 23 Oct 1815 : (S'ANA 0172) : from Kipling : 48 sinle sheets,... more
Arch, John, fl. 1792-1838
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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John Arch, of "John and Arthur Arch," Quaker publishers and booksellers. He refers to William Godwin as an "old acquaintance." William Pickering (1796-1854), publisher and bookseller, apprenticed under John and Arthur Arch from 1810-1818. To... more
Argyll, George Douglas Campbell, duke of, 1823-1900
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll in the peerage of Scotland, and 1st Duke of Argyll in the peerage of the United Kingdom, politician and scientist. To an Archibald Campbell : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Jul 1891 : (MISC 1689) :... more
Arlincourt, vicomte d' (Charles Victor Prévôt), 1789-1856
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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To Lady Blessington, Irish-born author and literary hostess : 10 letters, all in French -- 1 autograph letter signed : 22 Oct 1843 : (BLES 2.105) : from Aix-la-Chapelle : begins, "J'ai reçu votre charmante letter du 16 Octobre, qui m'a prouvé que... more
Armytage, Lady (Mary), 1773-1834
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
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Mary Armytage, née Bowles, second wife of Sir George Armytage, 4th Baronet of Kirklees. · Holograph account book : 5 Dec 1791-23 Jul 1796 : (MISC 4308) : 1 volume (20 leaves) : signed "Mary Armytage" on the inside front paste-paper... more
Arnold, Edwin, sir, 1832-1904
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
To J. W. Dalby : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Jun 1865 : (MISC 1284) : begins, "Do not measure, by my delay in replying to your note (& its accompanying verses) the gratification which they gave me ...".
Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Matthew Arnold, English poet, writer, and inspector of schools. His Essays in Criticism, Second series, includes analysis of such English Romantic figures as Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley and Keats. To Mr. Myhill : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Aug... more
Arnold, Thomas James, 1804?-1877
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Thomas James Arnold, English barrister and literary translator. · To Thomas Love Peacock, satirical novelist and poet : 4 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Mar 1860 : (P'ANA 0073d) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from 59 Harley Street :... more
Aspland, Anna
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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The writer of this letter lives in the household of Robert Aspland (1782-1845), the Unitarian divine. She may be a daughter. She also mentions two females : Sara -- who became Mrs. Robert Aspland in May of 1801 (née Middleton) -- and Jane -- (née... more
Atkyns, Clarinda Knowles, b. 1797
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
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Clarinda Atkyns, née Knowles, lifelong friend of Thomas Love Peacock. Peacock declared his love for the fifteen year old beauty in an 1812 letter to his friend Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster (cf. Joukovsky, N. Letters of Thomas Love Peacock, 47).... more