- Longman, Thomas, 1804-1879
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 3 items
- Preferred Citation
- Thomas Longman 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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Thomas Longman, English publisher. He was the older son of Thomas Norton Longman (1771-1842), and the brother of William Longman (1813-1877), both of whom were his business partners at the Longman & Co. publishing firm. From 1842-1850 the company's imprint was "Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans" (cf. Maxted's London book trades). To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 23 Nov 1842 : (BLES 3.258a) : from Pater Noster Row : begins, "I beg your acceptance of a little work we have just published which may afford you some amusement..."; with an excised stamped envelope address panel. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Jul [watermark = 1843] : (BLES 3.260b) : from Pater Noster Row : begins, "If it were not for the annoyance occasioned to you by the insane writer of the letter you enclose me, I should consider his statements and letter of no consequence whatever. I believe Mr. Day to be really insane ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Jul 1843 : (BLES 3.261a) : from Pater Noster Row : begins, "We forwarded to Mr. Tauchnitz the agreement on the 18th of this month, which was the first opportunity after having received it. A copy of Meredith shall be sent to Mr. Rosenberg." -- All letters to Lady Blessington in v. 3 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
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LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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