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Richard Garnett manuscript material : 20 items

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Richard Garnett manuscript material : 20 items, 1862-1906.
Author
Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906.

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  • Richard Garnett, English librarian and author; spent his career at the British Museum, becoming Keeper of Printed Books in 1890. Garnett wrote and edited several works on Shelley, including Relics of Shelley (1862).
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Pforz MS
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232362829
Author
Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906.
Title
Richard Garnett manuscript material : 20 items, 1862-1906.
Summary
· Corrections on printed proofs, "Shelley, Harriet Shelley, and Mr. T. L. Peacock" : [post-6 Mar 1862] : (S'ANA 0693) : substantial manuscript emendations on printer's proofs for his contribution to Relics of Shelley. The published text, with a few minor exceptions, follows the revisions.
· Holograph translation of T. L. Peacock's epitaph for his daughter : [no date] : (TLP 0048) : [on envelope recto] : [no place] : reads in full, "Earthly love speedily become unmindful, but love from heaven is mindful for ever more." Filed with Peacock's orginal holograph, under "Peacock."
· Autograph attestation signed : [no date] : (TLP 0067) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : six lines written at the foot of a Thomas Love Peacock holograph poem, "Farewell my son"; reads in full, "Verses in the handwriting of Thomas Love Peaock, apparently from an unpublished poem on some legend relating to Saint Katherine: see 'Gryll Grange,' passim." Filed under "Peacock."
· Autograph attestation signed : [no date] : (TLP 0132) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : written on front wrapper of a manuscript review on Nonnus, by T. L. Peacock; reads in full, "This essay would seem to be / by T. L. Peacock, / but the MS is not in his hand / R. G." Filed under "Peacock."
· To William Leonard Courtney, philosopher and journalist : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 May 1902 : (S'ANA 0967) : introducing C. D. Locock, who will be writing on Shelley.
· To Harry Buxton Forman, bibliographer and forger : 1 autograph letter signed : 31 Jul 1894 : (MISC 0812) : alerting him to a listing of two Robert Browning items in an old autograph catalog. With stamped envelope, which is mounted on to a preliminary leaf of Browning's manuscript of Colombe's Birthday. Shelved under "Browning" with bound manuscript volumes.
· To Charles Dealtry Locock, writer and editor : 13 autograph pieces of correspondence signed : 1902-1906 [and undated] : (S'ANA 0965-0966) (S'ANA 0968-0978) : 7 letters, 4 post-cards, 2 notes ; some touching on Shelley-related interests.
· To "My dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Jun 1880 : (S'ANA 0442) : saying that the trustees would not undertake work on the Byron volume, but he was sure "that an abstract of their papers, skillfully made would form a very interesting contribution to a periodical like the New Quarterly or Fraser's Magazine."
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Richard Garnett, English librarian and author; spent his career at the British Museum, becoming Keeper of Printed Books in 1890. Garnett wrote and edited several works on Shelley, including Relics of Shelley (1862).
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Courtney, W. L. (William Leonard), 1850-1928, addressee.
Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917, addressee.
Locock, C. D. (Charles Dealtry), 1862- addressee.
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Pforz MS
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