Scope and arrangement
Holograph poem signed, "To Lady Blessington" : 2 Jan 1849 : (BLES 1.067a) : 1 p.; in ink; begins, "When wintry winds in wild career, / Howl requiems for the bygone year ..." With the excised address panel from the letter cover. Mounted in v. 1 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.|||Holograph story, "Saumur, a Tale of Real Life" : [watermark = 1828] : (S'ANA 1074p) : 39 p. (20 leaves) : begins, "France! la belle France! how delightful are thy skies ..." Within the manuscript album of Original Manuscripts of the Contents of The Keepsake, 1831. Shelved as *Pforz BT (Shelley, M. 02).|||To Lady Blessington, Irish-born writer and literary hostess : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Oct 1836 : (BLES 1.067b) : [no place] : begins, "I came to town on some private business, wch I have not yet got through, and in addition I am literally compelled daily to slave after the supervision of persons promised to finish the painting &c. of some of my house ..." Mounted in v. 1 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.