Scope and arrangement
Forgery : "Percy Bysshe Shelley" to William Godwin : 13 Nov 1816 [actual date unknown] : (S'ANA 0227). Mounted in the purple Whitall-Clawson album of Shelleyana. Shelved as *Pforz 558L 07.|||Forgery : "Lord Byron" to John Hay : 1 Sep 1822 [actual date unknown] : (B'ANA 0355). Bound in red folder and shelved as *Pforz 558R 24.|||Forgery : "Lord Byron" to Thomas Moore : 2 Mar 1820 [actual date unknown] : (B'ANA 0631) : making extensive reference to Godwin, and commenting extensively on literary glory and immortality.|||To Teresa Guiccioli, Lord Byron's Italian mistress : 4 autograph letters signed -- 12 Jul 1869 : (B'ANA 0449) : from Paris : begins, "I cannot but more or less acknowledge the truth of the strictures ..."; with the envelope. -- : 26 Aug 1869 : (B'ANA 0317) : from Paris : begins, "I thank you with all my heart for the contents of the envelope..."; with the envelope. Along with printed and manuscript extracts about Byron. -- 28 Sep 1869 : (B'ANA 0450) : from Paris : begins, "On my return yesterday from Holland & Belgium ..." With a small mounted clipping from a newspaper of an ad for a "Portrait of Lord Byron" published by Sarony & Co., New York. -- 23 Oct 1869 : (B'ANA 0451) : from Paris : begins, "Life, at the best, is but a succession of troubles to overcome ..."; with the envelope. Along with some manuscript notes and newspaper clippings. All of Major Byron's letters to Guiccioli relate to Lord Byron's legacy, including the recent Beecher-Stowe scandal. A cartoon on the controversy over Lady Byron Vindicated, "A Voice from the Mighty Dead," from the Will-o'-the-Wisp, Saturday, 25 Sep 1869, has been removed to the flat files.