- Atkyns, Clarinda Knowles, b. 1797
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Clarinda Knowles Atkyns manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
- Restricted access. Request access to this collection.
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). She eventually married the Revd. John Atkyns (1802 or 1803-1875). To Thomas Love Peacock : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Apr. [ca. 1850] : (P'ANA 0022) : begins, "I was so glad to see your letters yesterday -- I did not like the last one I wrote after it was done ...".
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