- Lysons, Daniel, 1762-1834
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Daniel Lysons 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
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Daniel Lysons, English antiquarian. To Sir Joseph Banks, naturalist and patron of science : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Dec 1810 : (MISC 0985) : from Rodmartin : begins, "If the inclosed miscellanies of odd names from my collection should contribute towards the making a merry Christmas for yourself and the Ladies I shall think my time in transcribing them well bestowed." With three and a half pages of humorous names culled from various parish registers. The list begins: "Joan Grone, the midwife, buried 1575. Kingston on Thames. / A daughter of Hamlet & Gertrude Johnson baptized. Romford. / John Wild & Agnes Gallant married -- Ibid. / Hercules Commander. Lambeth ...".
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