Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834.
Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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· To unidentified recipient : 1 autograph letter : 11 Sep1833 : (MISC 1561) : begins: "I have delayed..." [Note: it is not entirely certain that the author of this letter is Chalmers -- his hand was suggested by the auction housethrough which the letter was purchased.]
Alexander Chalmers, Scottish biographer and literary editor. In addition to serving as editor of the Morning Herald and producing various editions of the works of great authors, he published A General Biographical Dictionary in 32 volumes (1812-1817), to which he contributed over 4000 biographical entries.
Controlled Access Terms
- Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834 -- Correspondence.
- Biographers -- Scotland -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
- Editors -- Scotland -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
Additional Creator Name
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925