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Elizabeth Benger manuscript material : 2 items

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Elizabeth Benger manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1821-1824
Author
Benger, E. (Elizabeth), 1778-1827.

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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Biography (note)
  • Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger, English historian and novelist. Before she began to write her biographies of historical royal women such as Anne Boleyn and and Mary, Queen of Scots, Benger published several literary works, including the poem The Abolition of the Slave Trade (1809). She counted many literary figures among her social circle, including: Jane and Anna Maria Porter, Elizabeth Hamilton, John Aikin, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Lucy Aikin, Elizabeth Inchbald, and Joanna Baillie.
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Pforz MS
OCLC
76699371
Author
Benger, E. (Elizabeth), 1778-1827.
Title
Elizabeth Benger manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1821-1824
Summary
· To a Mr. Smith : 1 autograph letter : [pre-1821?] : (MISC 2008) : mentioning Benger's research on the genealogy of the Boleyns. Her Memoirs of the life of Anne Boleyn was published in February 1821. Letter tipped in to William Upcott album of letters by eminent women.
· To "My dear friends" : 1 autograph letter : 31 Jan [pre-1824] : (MISC 2007). Letter tipped in to William Upcott album of letters by eminent women.
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Biography
Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger, English historian and novelist. Before she began to write her biographies of historical royal women such as Anne Boleyn and and Mary, Queen of Scots, Benger published several literary works, including the poem The Abolition of the Slave Trade (1809). She counted many literary figures among her social circle, including: Jane and Anna Maria Porter, Elizabeth Hamilton, John Aikin, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Lucy Aikin, Elizabeth Inchbald, and Joanna Baillie.
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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