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

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Anderson, Robert, 1750-1830
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
Robert Anderson, Scottish literary scholar and biographer. To George Dyer, author and advocate of political reform : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Feb 1799 : (MISC 3616L) : lengthy letter about various literary matters; Dyer's poems, friends in... more
Armytage, Lady (Mary), 1773-1834
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 item
Mary Armytage, née Bowles, second wife of Sir George Armytage, 4th Baronet of Kirklees. · Holograph account book : 5 Dec 1791-23 Jul 1796 : (MISC 4308) : 1 volume (20 leaves) : signed "Mary Armytage" on the inside front paste-paper... more
Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
7 items
Autograph verse signed : [before 18 Sep 1819] : (MISC 4023.01c) : begins, "Go seek the turf where North, where Virtue lies." With note on verso in another hand explaining that the lines are the "last verse of a poetical epistle from Mrs. Barbauld... more
Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
William Wildman Barrington, second Viscount Barrington, English politician. His political career was notorious, as he held continuous public office for over thirty years throughout a whole series of ministerial changes. Barrington was a regular... more
Bathurst, Allen Bathurst, Baron, 1684-1775
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Allen Bathurst, first Earl Bathurst, English politician. He was friends with many eighteenth-century literary figures, notably Pope, Congreve, Prior, Swift, and later Sterne, who included a character sketch of Bathurst in the third of his Letters... more
Bell, John, 1763-1820
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
John Bell, Scottish surgeon and anatomist. The premier surgeon of Edinburgh for nearly twenty years, he left for Italy to recuperate after being thrown from a horse in 1817. Bell met the Shelleys in Rome in 1819 and had considerable contact with... more
Bentham, Jerémy 1748-1832
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
6 items
Holograph manuscript, 1 p. : (P'ANA 0008) ; of undetermined subject matter, with pencil and ink annotations and strike-throughs. The page was mailed from Sir John Bowring to Thomas Love Peacock on 5 May 1828.
Borlase, William, 1695-1772
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
William Borlase, English geographer and studier of pre-Christian Britain. He wrote several books on British geography and antiquity, often focusing his interest on Celtic ruins. To Jeremiah Milles, dean of Exeter : 1 autograph letter signed : 1... more
Brown, Mary I
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Mary I. Brown is the daughter of the Rev. Robert Robinson (1735-1790), wife of Samuel Brown, wine-merchant, and sister of Ann Robinson, who was also a friend and correspondenct of Mary Hays. To Mary Hays, novelist : 2 autograph letters signed : 17... more
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
To Charles O'Hara, army officer and colonial governor : 1 autograph letter signed : 27 Oct 1793 : (MISC 0064) : from Beaconsfield : congratulating him that Toulon is still in England's hands, etc.; begins, "Some very pleasant things have happened... more
Burney, Charles, 1726-1814
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. Holograph report (draft?) : 1792 : (MISC 0963) : 2 p.; with suggestions on the formation of a musical band to accompany Lord Macartney on... more
Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 items
Autograph list : [after 15 Jan 1816] : (MISC 0961) : on a letter to her from her brother, Charles Burney, D.D.; reads in full, "Send d'Arblay's promotion / Archdeacon Thomas / Letter to sister." Filed under "Charles Burney (schoolmaster and book... more
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
3 items
Holograph poem, "On turning up a Mouse in her nest with the plough" : Nov 1783 : (MISC 2598) : 2 p.; begins, "Wee, sleeket, cow'rin, tim'rous beastie, / O, what a panic's in thy breastie! / Thou need na start awa sae hasty / Wi' bickerin brattle."... more
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Scottish nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain (1762-1763) under George III. To Sir William Hamilton, diplomat and art collector : 1 autograph letter : 7 Apr 1770 : (MISC 0438) : on personal plans.
Byron of Rochdale, Elizabeth Shaw Byron, Baroness, d. 1788
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Elizabeth Shaw Byron, Lady Byron, wife of William Byron, 5th Baron Byron. She separated from her husband some time following his trial for the murder of their neighbor, William Chaworth. She was the great-aunt of the George Gordon, Lord Byron, the... more
Byron, Catherine Gordon, 1764?-1811
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
10 items
To James Cawthorn, publisher : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Feb 1810 : (B'ANA 0179) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Newstead Abbey : asking about recent reviews of her son's English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; begins, "I wrote to you the 24th or... more
Byron, George Anson, 1758-1793
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Printed Power of Attourney of Thomas Carlton, mariner : 16 Nov 1778 : (B'ANA 0611) : witnessed and signed by George Anson Byron as Captain of HMS Grampus, and Lieutenant James May.
Byron, John, 1756-1791
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Captain John Byron, father of English Romantic poet Lord Byron. His wild reputation earned him the nickname "Mad Jack.". To a Monsieur Perigand : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Sep 1781 : (B'ANA 0530) : expressing shame at some incident,... more
Byron, Richard, 1724-1811
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Rev. Hon. Richard Byron, Rector in Haughton le Skerne, County Durham, England. He was the great-uncle to Lord Byron, the poet. To James Sykes, navy agent : 1 autograph letter signed : 28 Nov 1790 : (B'ANA 0613) : enclosing a letter to his son... more
Byron, Sophia Maria, 1756?-1821
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Sophia Maria Byron, maiden aunt of Byron, the English poet. · To James Sykes, navy agent : 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Aug 1791 : (B'ANA 0738) : from Upton [Margate] : 1 page (single sheet) : begins, "I received the favour of your letter... more
Byron, Sophia, -1790
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Sophia Byron, née Trevanion, wife of John "Foulweather Jack" Byron (1723-1786), British naval officer; she was the paternal grandmother of Lord Byron, the English Romantic poet. · To Thomas Stilwell, navy agent : 1 autograph letter (third person)... more
Byron, William Byron, Baron, 1722-1798
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy. In 1765 he killed his cousin and neighbor, William Chaworth, in a duel. He was tried for murder, but found guilty only of manslaughter and forced to pay a small fine. He enjoyed the... more
Cadell & Davies
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 ¹/₄ + 1 + 1 ¹/₄ + 1 ¹/₂ manuscript pages (3 double sheets, 1 single sheet)
Charlotte Smith's Celestina (1791) was published by T. Cadell; the 1797 second volume of Elegaic Sonnets and The Young Philosopher (1798) were published by T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. Manuscript order lists for Charlotte Smith's Celestina, a... more
Cambridge, Richard Owen, 1717-1802
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Richard Owen Cambridge, English poet and essayist. Friend of Horace Walpole, Cambridge charictaristically wrote light verse, such as his Scribleriad (1751), and his Spenserian parody, Archimage (published posthumously). To the Rev. Mr. Nicholls :... more
Campbell, Margaret, 1736-1812
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Margaret Campbell, mother of Thomas Campbell, the Scottish poet. To Alexander Campbell, her husband : 2 autograph letters signed : 30 Oct 1796 -- 27 Oct 1798 : (MISC 1631-1632) : giving news of the family.
Carlisle, Isabella Howard, Countess of, 1721-1795
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Isabella Howard (née Byron), Countess of Carlisle [other married name Musgrave], writer; she was the daughter of William Byron, 4th Baron Byron, and great aunt to Byron, the poet. · To Francis Sykes, Esq., East India Company servant and politician... more
Cartwright, John, 1740-1824
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
2 items
John Cartwright, English political reformer. · To William Tooke Harwood, military officer : 1 autograph letter signed : 15 May 1797 : (MISC 4303) : 1 page (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "This goes with the pigs ... The Boar you chose... more
Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 volumes, 26 cm; 2 volumes, 26 cm
A fair copy, in an unidentified hand, of Casti's verse satire à clef on the court of Catherine the Great, set in the Mongolian Empire under the rule of Genghis Khan. Volumes in contemporary boards with manuscript spine labels. Pages unnumbered,... more
Cavendish, Georgiana Spencer, Duchess of Devonshire, 1757-1806
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, socialite and political hostess. · To Cadell Davies, publishers : 1 autograph letter, third person : 3 Jun [1796?] : (MISC 4405) : 1 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : [no place] :... more
Chaworth, Mary Ann, 1786-1832
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 items
Autograph penmanship exercises signed : [ca. 1791?] : (B'ANA 0690) : 1 sheet, apparantly from a copy book, in her juvenile hand; "Try to write well and quickly" repeated 15 times on recto; an exercise using the word "Emolument" on the verso.... more