- Betham, Matilda, 1776-1852
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Matilda Betham 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
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Matilda Betham, English writer and miniature painter. She counted many writers among her friends, including Charles and Mary Lamb, Coleridge, Southey, and Anna Laetitia Barbauld. Betham's Biographical Dictionary of the Celebrated Women of every Age and Country was published in 1804. To George Dyer, author and advocate of political reform : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Aug 1810 : (MISC 3616h) : with news of mutual friends, including "the Holcrofts, Mrs. Montagu & Mr. Lamb." Also included, in another hand, is a 36-line poem titled "Fancy fettered.".
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LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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