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J. A. Hessey manuscript material : 5 items

Title
J. A. Hessey manuscript material : 5 items, 1818-1825.
Author
Hessey, J. A. (James Augustus), 1785-1870.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Description
5 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • James Augustus Hessey, English bookseller and printer. In partnership with John Taylor at 93 Fleet Street, Hessey published early work by Keats and owned the London Magazine (1821-5).
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
326879010
Author
Hessey, J. A. (James Augustus), 1785-1870.
Title
J. A. Hessey manuscript material : 5 items, 1818-1825.
Summary
· To John Taylor, publisher and writer (his business partner) : 2 items -- 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Mar 1818 : (H'ANA 0091) : 1 page (double sheet) : [no place] : relating to the copyright and profits of Leigh Hunt's Story or Rimini; begins, "Mr. Hunt has sent the twenty guineas ..."; With a copied extract, in Hessey's hand, of a letter from Shelley to Hunt relating to the situation, on page 3 of the letter sheet. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Jan [1825] : (MISC 1382a) : 3 pages (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "When I came home last night I found a letter from S[outhern] which I enclose. I sent your letter this morning enclosed in one from myself of which I send you a copy ..."; along with the copy of Hessey's letter to Henry Southern (MISC 1382b) on a separate single sheet.
· To Henry Southern, journalist and diplomat : 3 items -- 1 autograph letter (copy) signed : 5 Jan 1825 : (MISC 1382b) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "I am very sorry I've not send [sic] you an acct. earlier ..." -- 1 autograph letter (copy? draft?) unsigned : [15 Jul 1825] : (MISC 1374w) : 1 page (on page 3 of double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "If you can get the bill discounted all difficulty is at an end ..."; written on a letter from Southern to Hessey. Filed under "Southern." -- 1 autograph letter (draft) unsigned : [Jun 1825] : (MISC 1383f) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "In your note of the 14th Inst. to Mr. Taylor in which you state that you agree to take the whole of our interest in the L[ondon] M[agazine] for 1000£ ..."; with two cancelled lines on the verso.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
James Augustus Hessey, English bookseller and printer. In partnership with John Taylor at 93 Fleet Street, Hessey published early work by Keats and owned the London Magazine (1821-5).
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Added Author
Taylor, John, 1781-1864, addressee
Southern, Henry, 1799-1853, addressee
Taylor and Hessey.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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