- Du Bois, Edward, 1774-1850
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 3 items
- Preferred Citation
- Edward Du Bois manuscript material : 3 items, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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Edward Du Bois, English writer. In addition to translating and writing several books, he held a long run as editor of the Monthly Mirror, and between 1833-45 served as treasurer and secretary of the Metropolitan Lunacy Commission. To Thomas Love Peacock, satirical novelist and poet : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 15 May 1818 : (P'ANA 0034) : from Temple, Brick Court : begins, "There are two perhapses -- Perhaps you may remember that we met sometime ago at Horace Smith's; but as you then took your Nap, perhaps you went to sleep and forgot it." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 26 May 1818 : (P'ANA 0035) : from Temple : begins, "I received your letter today, and I think you for it; but you give me nothing that Scheffer and others have not supplied." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Nov 1818 : (P'ANA 0036) : from Temple : begins, "I was sitting here when I received your present, and I call Horace Smith to witness whether my Chambers would at all disgrace any part of Night-mare Abbey..."; with a suggestion for an alternate ending. -- All letters to Peacock are published with commentary in Shelley and his Circle, v. 6 (SC 480, 481 and 507).
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