Scope and arrangement
To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 2 autograph letters signed : -- 29 Dec 1837 : (MISC 0994) : thanking her for Christmas presents, with family news and flattery on her work in Gems of Beauty. -- 16 Jun 1840 (MISC 3535) : sending his poem "The Usher" [no longer enclosed] for publication in one of her journals.|||To a J. W. Broughton of 44 Burton Street, Burton Crescent : 1 autograph letter signed : ca. 1820 : (MISC 1610) : sending a copy of his Sicilian Story for review ; includes, "... I was the school fellow at least of a great poet. I don't know whether this goes for anything in the Estimate of myself. I am afraid not." Procter went to Harrow School with Lord Byron.|||To Mary Cowden Clarke, literary scholar and writer : 2 autograph letters signed : -- 18 May 1862 : (S'ANA 0953) : lamenting his old age and the death of his friends, including Leigh Hunt and Clarke's father [Vincent Novello]. -- 20 Oct 1868 : (H'ANA 0041) : regarding a portrait of Leigh Hunt, and memories of him as a young man.|||To Mr. Fields of Ticknor & Co., Boston booksellers : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Dec  : (MISC 1726) : on the American edition of his Charles Lamb: A Memoir.|||To William Harness, literary scholar : 1 autograph letter signed : no date : (S'ANA 0984) : regarding an unpublished Shelley poem.|||To Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and literary critic : 1 autograph letter signed : 16 May [1858?] : (H'ANA 0059) : on money matters relating to the borrowing habits of Hunt's (then deceased) wife.|||To the Rev. R. Morehead in Edinburgh : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Aug [w/m = 1818] : (MISC 3729) : begins, "I return you the critique on Keats as it stood.".|||To a J. H. Payne Esq. at 4 Southampton Street, Covent Garden : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Oct 1816 : (MISC 2819) : including a letter and a poem draft, which begins, "'Round + round they swim --".|||To a Mr. Turner, very probably Dawson Turner, collector and antiquarian : 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Apr 1851 : (MISC 3744) : arranging to meet.|||To "Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : no date : (MISC 0993) : sending a Coleridge poem [not present] ; offering proof to exonerate himself from an idea of plagiarism of Keats ; and a word toward his need to remain anonymous: "I was nearly losing a client ... because it was conjectured that I had been guilty of the Sin of Poetry...".|||To an unidentified "Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : Jan 1825 : (MISC 3357) : planning a meeting for Procter to see his "drawings.".