- Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Alexander Chalmers 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.
Alexander Chalmers, Scottish biographer and literary editor. In addition to serving as editor of the Morning Herald and producing various editions of the works of great authors, he published A General Biographical Dictionary in 32 volumes (1812-1817), to which he contributed over 4000 biographical entries. To unidentified recipient : 1 autograph letter : 11 Sep 1833 : (MISC 1561) : begins: "I have delayed..." [Note: it is not entirely certain that the author of this letter is Chalmers -- his hand was suggested by the auction house through which the letter was purchased.].
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LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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