- Black, John, 1783-1855
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- John Black 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.
John Black, British journalist and newspaper editor. For twenty-six years, Black was the editor of the London newspaper The Morning Chronicle. He is perhaps best remembered as having been the first employer of a young Charles Dickens, who later described Black as his "first hearty out-and-out appreciator.". To an unnamed reporter : 1 autograph note signed : 1825 (MISC 0369), regarding coverage of a coronation for the Morning Chronicle.
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LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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