Scope and arrangement
To John Allen, political and historical writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Jul 1816 (B'ANA 0319), on Paris, Switzerland, Lord Byron and Madame de Stael : "Lord Byron lives on the other side of the lake, shunned by all - both English and Genevese except Mad. Stael - who can't resist a little celebrity.".|||To Abraham Hayward, essayist and translator : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Sep 1837 (MISC 3507), begins, "I have at last heard from Norway ...".|||To an S. C. Kenning : 1 autograph note : 12 Jun 1851 (MISC 0428), third person, in reply to an application for a government post.|||To Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin, French politician : 1 autograph letter signed : [watermark = 1842] (MISC 0432), in French, on political subjects.|||To Amelia Opie, novelist and poet : 2 autograph letters signed : 25 Sep 1846 - [?] 1847 : (O'ANA 0026-0027). Mounted in the grangerized copy of Brightwell's Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.|||To Henry John Temple [?], third Viscount Palmerston, prime minister : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 May 1859 : (MISC 0429) : regarding revision of the Versailles Treaty of 1815. The letter is addressed to "My dear Mr. P." -- the identity of the recipient is not certain.|||To a Jean Richardson in Paris : 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Jan 1802 : (MISC 0435), eight pages in French. The letter is addressed to Richardson at the home of Mons. Perregaux.|||To Leigh Wilde, MP : 2 autograph letters signed : [no dates] : (MISC 4042a-b) : mentioning Lord Grey and Francis Jeffrey.|||To an unknown recipient : 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Oct 1838 : (MISC 3976) : begins, "In consequense of a very urgent letter I have today seen Lt. Normanby ..." Tipped into grangerized copy of Hazlitt's Spirit of the Age. Shelved with bound manuscript materials under "Hazlitt.".|||To unidentified recipients : 4 autograph letters signed : ca. 1830-1849 : (MISC 0430)-(MISC 0431), (MISC 0433)-(MISC 0434) : mostly regarding appointments.