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Collections in Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle

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Berkeley of Stratton, William Berkeley, Baron, d. 1740 or 1741
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
To Mr. Grigsby at the South Sea House : 1 autograph letter signed ; 1 Sep 1720 (MISC 0424), an order for £220 in South Sea stock.
Burlington, Richard Boyle, Earl of, 1694-1753
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Richard Boyle, third Earl of Burlington, architect, collector, and patron of the arts. Most of Burlington's completed architectural designs were for town or country houses and were executed for his fellow aristocrats and members of his family. To... more
Carteret, John, Earl Granville, 1690-1763
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English politician. To Peter King, 1st Baron King, Lord Chancellor of England : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Jun 1725 : (MISC 0550) : congratulating him on his appointment as Lord Chancellor.
Doddridge, Philip, 1702-1751
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 items
To Mercy Doddridge, dissenting laywoman (his wife) : 3 autograph letters signed : 1743-1751 : (MISC 0506-0507) (MISC 0509) : very affectionate letters keeping her abreast of his doings while away.
Folkes, Martin, 1690-1754
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Martin Folkes, English antiquarian and natural philosopher. To "Monsieur" : 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Mar 1749 : (MISC 0225) : regarding a London earthquake on the 8th of February.
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
George II, King of Great Britain from 11 June 1727 until his death on 25 October 1760. · To Patrick Gordon, Deputy Governor of the province of Pennsylvania : 1 manuscript document signed "George R." : 10 Dec 1731 : (MISC 0026) : instructions... more
Gough, Strickland, -1752
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Strickland Gough, English religious controversialist. · To John Nourse, bookseller and publisher : 1 autograph receipt signed : 21 Aug 1747 : (MISC 4229) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : for £1.11s.6d and 30 copies of Gough's Discussion of... more
Grenville, George, 1712-1770
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
2 items
George Grenville, British Whig statesman and Prime Minister from 16 April 1763 - 13 July 1765. · To John Nourse, bookseller : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Mar 173²/₃ : (MISC 0270) : requesting two books be sent to Eaton [i.e.,... more
Harris, James, 1709-1780
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
2 items
James Harris, English philosopher and musical patron. He is best remembered for his Hermes, or, A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammar (1751). · To John Nourse, bookseller : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Jan 1765 : (MISC 0252) :... more
Hearne, Thomas, 1678-1735
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
2 items
Thomas Hearne, English antiquarian and diarist. · To Samuel Gale, antiquarian : 1 autograph letter signed : 19 Sep 1728 : (MISC 0254) : from Edmund Hall, Oxford : begins, "I am glad the Parcel came safe to your hands ..."; mentioning among... more
Hervey, John Hervey, Baron, 1696-1743
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 item
John Hervey, second Baron Hervey of Ickworth, English courtier and writer. · To Charles Lennox, second Duke of Richmond : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Jul 1740 : (MISC 0605) : from Grosvenor Street; with various political news; begins, "My... more
Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 item
Aaron Hill, English writer and entrepreneur. · To David Mallet, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Dec 1744 : (MISC 0259) : begins, "I chuse a larger sheet than usual : which portends you a long Letter -- longer, than you give me Reason to... more
Hoadly, Benjamin, 1676-1761
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
3 items
Benjamin Hoadley, Bishop of Winchester. · Holograph poem, "O thou, whom Science, secret Nymph and coy" : [no date] : (MISC 0515) : 3 ¹/₄ p.; with a notation on p. 4, "My epistle in Verse to Mr. Yorke, his answer --1737.".
Huet, Pierre-Daniel, 1630-1721
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
Pierre-Daniel Huet, French scholar and clergyman; he was Bishop of Soissons from 1685 to 1689, afterwards Bishop of Avranches. · Autograph receipt signed : [document effective 1698-1699] : (MISC 0524) : in French; begins, "Pour servir de... more
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Alexander Pope, English poet. · To Samuel Buckley, bookseller : 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Aug 1735 : (MISC 0206) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Twickenham : begins, "I was glad to hear you got well home. I hope all health will attend you till... more
Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
3 items
Autograph signature on Admiralty document : 13 Jan 1779 : (MISC 0482) : appointing Peter Dupuy Abbott "Second Lieutenant of His Majesty's Ship, The Flora, and Lieutenant at Arms"; on vellum; document also signed by John Buller and Henry Penton;... more
Shee, Eliza Archer
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Shee)
1 volume (350 items), 29 cm; 1 volume (350 items), 29 cm
Album of autograph letters, letter fragments, and cut away signatures, many of which are addressed to the English portrait painter and writer Martin Archer Shee. Apparantly partially compiled by Shee's daughter, Eliza Jane, the album represents... more
Shrewsbury, Charles Talbot, duke of, 1660-1718
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles Talbot, first Duke of Shrewsbury, British politician. · To Sidney Godolphin, Lord Godolphin, politician : 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Oct 1703 : (MISC 0483) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Rome : begins, "I have been much concerned... more
Sunderland, Charles Spencer, Earl of, 1674-1722
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
2 items
Charles Spencer, third earl of Sunderland, British politician. · To Francesco Corner, ambassador of Venice to Great Britain : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Nov 1707 : (MISC 0499) : 1 page (double sheet) : [no place] : in French; begins, "Je... more
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Jonathan Swift, Irish writer and dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. · To Edward Harley, second earl of Oxford and Mortimer, book collector and patron of the arts : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Sep 1728 : (MISC 0007) : 2 pages (double... more
Thomas, George, 1695?-1774
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Sir George Thomas, British colonial plantation and governor. · To Alured Popple, governor of the Bermudas : 1 autograph letter signed : 2 Aug 1738 : (MISC 0351) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : from Philadelphia : begins, "Several... more
Tinker, John
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
John Tinker, Royal Governor of the Bahama Islands. · To [?Alured Popple], governor of the Bermudas : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Jul 1741 : (MISC 0352) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from New Providence : begins, "I have a long time wished for... more
Townshend, Charles Townshend, Viscount, 1674-1738
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles Townshend, second Viscount Townshend, British politician, diplomat, and agricultural innovator. · To Sir John Norris, naval officer : 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Jul 1716 : (MISC 0501) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Whitehall :... more
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Horatio [Horace] Walpole, fourth earl of Orford, English author, politician, and patron of the arts. · To George Augustus Selwyn, wit and politician : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Sunday night" [1757?] : (MISC 0133) : 1 page... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
53 items
The Shelleys of Castle Goring and of Michelgrove, in the county of Sussex, England. A collection of fifty-three manuscript legal documents relating both to close and more distant family members of Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English poet. Chiefly... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 page (single sheet)
Printed document accomplished in manuscript ordering Robert Law of Blackburn to publicly repent for an act of fornication with Susanah Baron of Blackburn. The printed statement begins, "An Order or Declaration of Pennance Enjoyned to be perform'd... more