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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
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
Sadler, Robert, 1754-1839
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
38 manuscript pages (9 double sheets 1 quadruple sheet), 21 cm; 38 manuscript pages (9 double sheets 1 quadruple sheet), 21 cm
Robert Sadler, draper and author (cf. Auto-biography of John Britton, p. 341-344). Manuscript copy in ink, an unknown contemporary hand, of Robert Sadler's anonymously published 1791 poem.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 page (single sheet), 23 cm x 18.5 cm; 1 page (single sheet), 23 cm x 18.5 cm
Letter of unidentified subject matter, with a watermark date of 1795, addressed to "Mr Godwin / Polygon / Somers Town"; begins, "Unwilling to suffer the original which I have transcribed on the opposite side of the sheet to quit my own custody... more
Montgomery, H
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 p. (single sheet), 23 x 19.5 cm; 2 p. (single sheet), 23 x 19.5 cm
H. Montgomery, Mary Rhoads and S. Rhoads remain unidentified. Nine quatrains in ink, on laid paper : (MISC 0988) : begins, "Ah! busy Memory how sharp thy stings / When Joys departed are the painful theme ..."; inscription following poem reads in... 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
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 pages (double sheet), 23 cm; 2 pages (double sheet), 23 cm
Manuscript parody of the Nicene Creed, adapted as a satiric declaration of belief for the supporters of William Pitt and Henry Dundas, ca. 1790's. A fair copy, possibly from a printed source. Begins: "I Believe in Billy Pitt, Chancellor of the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
24 pages, 21 cm; 24 pages, 21 cm
Manuscript outline of the initiation rites of the women freemasons, for the ranks of "apprentice," "compagnonne," and "maitresse"; followed by a "catechisme" of questions and answers on the three grades.
Wagner, Anne
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Wagner, A.)
1 volume (164 leaves), ill, 8 cm; 1 volume (164 leaves), ill, 8 cm
Friendship album kept by Anne Wagner, with entries by her niece, the poet Felicia Dorothea Browne (later Hemans), and other friends and family members, mostly between 1795 and 1805. Contains inscriptions and quotations, embellished with... more
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, governor-general of India and lord lieutenant of Ireland. To "Dear Law" : 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Apr 1794 : (MISC 0014) : includes, "... I have no doubt that, in a few years, America will fall... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (18 leaves)
No compiler could be identified, but the content strongly suggests someone from Wales, likely connected to the clergy. Semi-stiff paste-paper covered notebook containing mostly poems, the bulk clearly copied from contemporary publications, a few... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 volume (title page + 134 numbered manuscript pages; 69 total leaves)
An anonymous epistolary novel, presumably incomplete but apparently otherwise unknown and unpublished. The story focuses on the Purcell family: Mr. and Mrs., and their daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. After Mrs. Purcell dies, the family leaves... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
13 items
The Lister family was one of the chief landowning families of Halifax, England in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Anne Lister, best known for her coded diaries, moved in 1815 to Shibden Hall in West Yorkshire to live with her aunt... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
3 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet)
Anonymous fair copy sixty-one line poem, apparently unpublished, about a young woman named Fanny, forced by her family to work as a servant and seamstress at a vicarage; begins, "As you my dear friends have oft said was a pity / That a Girl like... more
Dambray, Charles-Henri, 1760-1829
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Charles-Henri Dambray, French magistrate. To an unknown recipient : 1 autograph letter signed : 25 Apr 1789 : (MISC 0319) : begins, "On ma remis hier soir ...".
More, Hannah, 1745-1833
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
11 items
Holograph poem, "Solitary musings" : 12 Jun 1826 : (MISC 3790) : from Barley Wood : 2 p. (single sheet) : 30 lines; begins, "Lord, When dejected I appear, / And love is half absorbed by fear ...".
Mott, Mr., of Cambridge
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
English poet known as "Mr. Mott of Cambridge." He published several poems in London literary magazines in the last years of the eighteenth century, and is mentioned by Robert Southey in a 1799 letter as an acquaintance of George Dyer (Life and... more
Reid, Mary, 1768 or 1769-1839
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Mary Reid, sister of John Reid, the English physician. "Miss Mary Reid was a literary lady and was spoken of as a blue stocking ... [s]he was a keen politician of the Foxite school ..." -- R. Reid. Old Glasgow and its environs. Glasgow: Robertson,... more
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Irish playwright and politician. · To William Godwin, philosopher and novelist : 1 autograph letter third person : "Sunday" [?30 Dec 1798] : (G'ANA 0022) : 1 page (partial sheet) : from Hertsford St. : saying, "... as... more
Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
16 items
William Hazlitt, English writer and painter. · Holograph poem signed, "The Damned Author's Address to his Reviewers" : 30 Aug 1825 : (WH 0011) : addressed to Monsieur Galignani, with a note to him; begins, "The rock I'm told on which I split... more
Hayley, William, 1745-1820
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
3 items
William Hayley, English poet and biographer. His Life of his friend William Cowper was published in 1803. · To Ann Flaxman, wife of the sculptor John Flaxman : 1 autograph poetical Valentine signed : Feb 1818 : (MISC 3743) : begins, "Will the... more
Henley, Morton Eden, Baron, 1752-1830
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
Morton Eden, 1st Baron Henley, British diplomat. · To David Gray, British Royal Chargé d'affaires in Saxony (cf. Royal Kalendar) : 20 autograph letters signed : 1791 - 1796 : (MISC 0585-0604) : on various diplomatic subjects ; (MISC 586)... more
Matra, James Mario, 1748?-1806
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
James Mario Matra, British sailor and diplomat. · To "Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Oct 1783 : (MISC 0335) : from N4. Duke Street, Grov.r Sq.re : begins, "Altho' I have been as industrious as a very ill state of health would... 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
Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
205 items
Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. The Amelia Opie manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include: a holograph story, "The Brithday," and a number of... 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
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
Lofft, Capel, 1751-1824
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
6 items
To Thomas Hill, book collector : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Feb 1800 : (MISC 0389) : from Norton : begins, "I know not how it happened but I have again not received the New London Review ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 18 May... 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 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