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William Waldegrave, Lord Radstock manuscript material : 76 items

Title
William Waldegrave, Lord Radstock manuscript material : 76 items, 1807-1822
Author
Radstock, William Waldegrave, Baron, 1753-1825.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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  • Craven, Elizabeth, 1750-1828
  • Porter, Jane, 1776-1850
  • Taylor and Hessey, addressee
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76 items
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  • William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, British naval officer and literary patron. He wrote The British Flag Triumphant (1806), a collection of tales of naval exploits, and the Christian study book The Cottager's Friend (1818). Radstock was instrumental in helping John Clare see the publication of his Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery (1820).
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Pforz MS
OCLC
99732679
Author
Radstock, William Waldegrave, Baron, 1753-1825.
Title
William Waldegrave, Lord Radstock manuscript material : 76 items, 1807-1822
Summary
· To Elizabeth Craven, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth : 1 autograph letter : 4 Mar 1809 : (MISC 2754) : regarding a misunderstanding involving a "Made. de PM."
· To Jane Porter, novelist : 23 autograph letters signed : ca. 1807-1822 : (MISC 2751-2774) : friendly and personal correspondence on various topics including his health, his family, and his work.
· To Messrs. Taylor and Hessey, publishers : 51 letters signed and one empty envelope : Feb - Dec 1820 : (MISC 1370) : mostly refering to the publication of John Clare's Poems, published by Taylor & Hessy in 1820. Most letters in the hand of Radstock, some in the hand of an amanuensis. All letters are grouped together under one call number, but each letter is assigned an individual identification number (01 through 52).
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, British naval officer and literary patron. He wrote The British Flag Triumphant (1806), a collection of tales of naval exploits, and the Christian study book The Cottager's Friend (1818). Radstock was instrumental in helping John Clare see the publication of his Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery (1820).
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Craven, Elizabeth, 1750-1828, addressee
Porter, Jane, 1776-1850, addressee
Taylor and Hessey, addressee
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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