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Sarah Harriet Burney manuscript material : 2 items

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Sarah Harriet Burney manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1824
Author
Burney, Sarah Harriet, 1772-1844.

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Paris, John Ayrton, 1785-1856
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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2 items
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Access (note)
  • Admission to the Pforzheimer Collection is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Sarah Harriet Burney, British writer. She wrote several novels, including Clarentine (1796), Geraldine Fauconberg (1808), and Country Neighbours (1820), the heroine of which inspired a poem by Charles Lamb. She is the half-sister of Frances Burney, Madame D'Arblay the writer.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
77744062
Author
Burney, Sarah Harriet, 1772-1844.
Title
Sarah Harriet Burney manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1824
Summary
· To Dr. John Ayrton Paris, physician and author : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Mar [pre-1824] : (MISC 2013) : from 18 Grosvenor Street : begins, "Mrs. Gregor has informed me of her kindness in making so ill a report of my beautiful looks to you ..."; with descriptions of her physical condition, including, "I have had a severe feverish cold, & great internal discomfort from, I believe, indigestion; so I have starved & physicked myself into a fright of the first water ..." Tipped into the William Upcott autograph album, which was compiled in 1824. Shelved with bound manuscripts under "Upcott."
· To Mrs. Hichcliffe : 1 autograph letter signed (fragments) : [no date] : (MISC 3927b) : [no place] : 2 cliipped fragments; enclosing a clipping from a letter in the hand of her sister, Fanny Burney, as an autograph sample "for Miss Brown." Mounted in the Agatha Hogsbottom album. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
Access
Admission to the Pforzheimer Collection is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Sarah Harriet Burney, British writer. She wrote several novels, including Clarentine (1796), Geraldine Fauconberg (1808), and Country Neighbours (1820), the heroine of which inspired a poem by Charles Lamb. She is the half-sister of Frances Burney, Madame D'Arblay the writer.
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Paris, John Ayrton, 1785-1856, addressee.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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