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Margaret Bryan manuscript material : 2 items

Title
Margaret Bryan manuscript material : 2 items, 1811-1813?
Author
Bryan, Margaret, active 1815.

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Lackington, Allen and Co., addressee.
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Margaret Bryan, English educator and writer on natural philosophy. She ran a boarding-school for girls at Blackheath from 1795 to 1806, opened a school in London in 1815, and moved to Margate in 1816, where she also ran a school. Her best known works include Compendious System of Astronomy (1797) and Lectures on Natural Philosophy (1806).
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Pforz MS
OCLC
77747582
Author
Bryan, Margaret, active 1815.
Title
Margaret Bryan manuscript material : 2 items, 1811-1813?
Summary
· To Messrs. Lackington & Co., publishers : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter third person : 2 Feb 1811 : (MISC 2011) : saying "if they will send her the Books order'd for Monday Eveng. she will send them copies of the Philosophy in Boards, as before, as she thinks she has enough for that purpose ..." -- 1 autograph letter third person : [20?] Nov [1813?] : (MISC 2012) : requesting they "send her by the Lady who delivers this, a memorandum of the no. of copies of her book exchang'd with them ..." -- Both letters tipped into the William Upcott album of collected letters of eminent women. Shelved under "Upcott" with bound manuscript volumes.
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Margaret Bryan, English educator and writer on natural philosophy. She ran a boarding-school for girls at Blackheath from 1795 to 1806, opened a school in London in 1815, and moved to Margate in 1816, where she also ran a school. Her best known works include Compendious System of Astronomy (1797) and Lectures on Natural Philosophy (1806).
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Lackington, Allen and Co., addressee.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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Pforz MS
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