- Boinville, Harriet Collins
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Harriet Collins Boinville 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
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Harriet Collins Boinville, of Bracknell. Mrs. Boinville was a member of a radical social circle in England in the early 19th century that included the Godwins and the Shelleys. She was greatly admired by Shelley, and he appeared at one point to have been in love with her daughter Cornelia. Mrs. Boinville's brother-in-law was John Frank Newton, who wrote the vegetarian tract The Return to Nature (1811). To Thomas Jefferson Hogg, barrister and friend of Shelley : 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Mar 1814 : (HG'ANA 0003) : among other things, discusses Shelley after his recent travels.
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