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Theodore Edward Hook manuscript material.

Title
Theodore Edward Hook manuscript material.
Author
Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841.
Publication
circa 1819-1841?

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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailablePforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Theodore Edward Hook, English writer and hoaxer.
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841.
Title
Theodore Edward Hook manuscript material.
Production
circa 1819-1841?
Summary
· Holograph story, "The Brighton Coach" : [watermark = 1830] : (S'ANA 1074q) : 21 pages (21 leaves) : begins, "I was once in my life placed in a situation of peculiar embarrassment ..." Within the manuscript album of Original Manuscripts of the Contents of The Keepsake, 1831. Shelved as *Pforz BT (Shelley, M. 02).
· To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Saturday" : (BLES 3.229a) : from Fulham : begins, "I shall have very great pleasure in accepting your Ladyship's kind invitation ... "; with the excised envelope address panel. -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Monday" : (BLES 3.229b) : from Fulham : begins, "Mr. Colburn is I hear out of town -- I never havee heard one syllable about the Tales to which you refer ... "; with the excised envelope address panel. -- Both letters to Blessington mounted in v. 3 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with overised manuscript volumes.
· To "My dear Henderson" : 1 autograph letter signed : "Sunday" [watermark = 1819] : (MISC 1915.32v) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "Do not engage yourself for tomorrow evening. I have something to offer for your amusement . . . ." Mounted on leaf 32v of the Lawrence of Lower Dredgeman Hill autograph album. Shelved with bound manuscript volumes under "Lawrence."
· To Charles Mathews, actor : 1 autograph letter signed : [1831?] : (MISC 3547) : from Putney, London : begins, "Will you meet Price on Tuesday week the 5th of July at dinner here ..."
· To unidentified recipients : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed to "My dear Sir" : "Tuesday" [watermark = 1831] : (HWD 08.025) : [no place] : begins, "I send all but the last 3 or 4 pages ..." Within the Abraham Hayward correspondence files. -- 1 autograph letter signed to "My dear Sir" : "Thursday" : (MISC 4023.08a) : from 5 Cleveland Row : begins, "Will you do me the favor & dine here ..." Mounted in the Mary Ann Humble autograph album. Shelved with oversized bound manuscript volumes. -- 1 autograph letter signed to "My dear Sir" : "Thursday" : (SHEE 0061a) : from Fulham : begins, "The sudden change in affairs has caused me to be engaged today, and all day in Town." Mounted in the Martin Archer Shee Autograph Album. Filed with bound manuscript volumes under "Shee."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Theodore Edward Hook, English writer and hoaxer.
Added Author
Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849, addressee.
Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835, addressee.
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