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Robert Bloomfield manuscript material : 6 items

Title
Robert Bloomfield manuscript material : 6 items, 1802-1820?
Author
Bloomfield, Robert, 1766-1823.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Description
6 items
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Robert Bloomfield, English poet.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
76944990
Author
Bloomfield, Robert, 1766-1823.
Title
Robert Bloomfield manuscript material : 6 items, 1802-1820?
Summary
· Holograph poem, "Lucy, a Song" : [ca. 1808] : (MISC 3755) : 1 page (single sheet) : begins, "Thy favorite Bird is soaring still, / My Lucy haste thee o'er the dale ..."; dated "1808" in the hand of Thomas Clio Rickman, with his autograph attestation: "Bob Bloomfield's handwriting / the Poet -- & a song of his / Clio."
· Autograph signature : [1820?] : (MISC 4219) : [no place] : reads, "Robt Bloomfield"; clipped and mounted to the front paste-down of Pforzheimer copy 2 of the second edition of John Clare's Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery (London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820). Shelved with books under "Clare."
· To Catherine Bloomfield, his sister : 1 autograph letter signed : 31 Jan 1802 : (MISC 0371) : 2 ¹/₈ page (double sheet) : no place : on his success and responsibilities; begins, "The first thing I tell you, for fear I forget it, is that [?] lives 'at No. 16 Daggers Court, Broker Row, Moorfields, London' ..."
· To Elizabeth Manby Glover, his mother : 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Dec 1804 : (MISC 0370) : 1 page (single sheet) : from City Road, London : begins, "This Eight and Thirtieth birthday, I am still alive and moderately happy ..."
· To Thomas Hill, book collector : 1 autograph letter signed : 28 Mar 1812 : (MISC 4220) : 1 page (single sheet) : from City Road : begins, "On waiting upon Mr Park I found him imprest with the same idea with yourself, and he proposed calling immediately on Mr Longman ..."
· To William Tooke, Jr., lawyer and promoter of arts and literature : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 May 1802 : (MISC 3572) : 1 page (single sheet) : from City Road : begins, "Since I had the pleasure of seeing you here I have had full exercise for my philosophy, and far from commencing Stoic, I am confirmed in my belief that pain is an inconvenience ..."
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Robert Bloomfield, English poet.
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Bloomfield, Catherine, addressee.
Glover, Elizabeth Manby, addressee.
Hill, Thomas, 1760-1840, addressee.
Tooke, William, 1777-1863, addressee.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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