- Barnard, Anne Lindsay, Lady, 1750-1825
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 2 items
- Preferred Citation
- Lady Anne Lindsay Barnard manuscript material : 2 items, 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.
Lady Anne Barnard, née Lindsay, Scottish-born diarist and balladeer. Before she was married, she and her sisters were involved in Edinburgh literary and political circles that hosted the likes of Pitt, Burke, Sheridan, and William Windham. Years later, during her husband's colonial secretaryship of the Cape of Good Hope, she kept a diary recording her first-hand account of South African colonial social life. To Jane Porter, novelist : 2 autograph letters signed ; 28 Jan 1823 (MISC 2617) and 7 Feb 1823 (MISC 2618), both on Porter's efforts to have her brother, Robert Ker Porter, appointed ambassador to Persia.
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