- Bryan, Margaret, active 1815
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 2 items
- Preferred Citation
- Margaret Bryan 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
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Margaret Bryan, English educator and writer on natural philosophy. She ran a boarding-school for girls at Blackheath from 1795 to 1806, opened a school in London in 1815, and moved to Margate in 1816, where she also ran a school. Her best known works include Compendious System of Astronomy (1797) and Lectures on Natural Philosophy (1806). To Messrs. Lackington & Co., publishers : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter third person : 2 Feb 1811 : (MISC 2011) : saying "if they will send her the Books order'd for Monday Eveng. she will send them copies of the Philosophy in Boards, as before, as she thinks she has enough for that purpose ..." -- 1 autograph letter third person : [20?] Nov [1813?] : (MISC 2012) : requesting they "send her by the Lady who delivers this, a memorandum of the no. of copies of her book exchang'd with them ..." -- Both letters tipped into the William Upcott album of collected letters of eminent women. Shelved under "Upcott" with bound manuscript volumes.
Using the collection
LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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