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Joseph Hume (Somerset House clerk) manuscript material

Title
Joseph Hume (Somerset House clerk) manuscript material, 1816.
Author
Hume, Joseph, 1767-1843.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Bryant, William, 1760-1844
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Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Joseph Hume, a clerk in the Victualling Office at Somerset House, London. Not to be confused with the radical parliamentarian of the same name, this Joseph Hume was a friend of Charles Lamb and William Godwin, and published a translation of Dante's Inferno for Cadell and Davies in 1812.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
433644375
Author
Hume, Joseph, 1767-1843.
Title
Joseph Hume (Somerset House clerk) manuscript material, 1816.
Summary
· Memorandum (copy) unsigned : 11 Jun 1816 : (S'ANA 0040) : copied in an unknown hand, with minor revisions in the hand of William Godwin; relating to Shelley's attempts to raise money for Godwin; begins, "In my first conferences with Mr. Bryant I found his terms to be 30 years purchase on the Rental of the land to be purchased by him..." Published with commentary as SC 331 in Shelley and his Circle, v. IV, p. 686.
· To William Bryant of Sussex, attorney : 3 letters relating to Shelley's estate -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 May 1816 : (S'ANA 0406) : from Victualling Office, Somerset House; on behalf of Godwin, begins, "I forgot whether I informed you that Mr. Shelley is gone out of town for about three weeks." Published with commentary as SC 329 in Shelley and his Circle, v. IV, p. 682. Tipped into Pforzheimer copy 1 of the first edition of Shelley's Adonais. Shelved as *Pforz 558L 24. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Jun 1816 : (S'ANA 0450) : from Vict Office; begins, "When we last parted it was your intention to call on Mr. Teasdale ..." Published with commentary as SC 354B in Shelley and his Circle, v. IV, p. 837. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Jul 1816 : (S'ANA 0407) : from Victualling Office London; relating to Shelley's financial transactions; begins, "It is now a fortnight since you left me with an intention of making an application to Teasdale ..." Published with commentary as SC 337 in Shelley and his Circle, v. IV, p. 726. Tipped into Pforzheimer copy 1 of the first edition of Shelley's Adonais. Shelved as *Pforz 558L 24.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Joseph Hume, a clerk in the Victualling Office at Somerset House, London. Not to be confused with the radical parliamentarian of the same name, this Joseph Hume was a friend of Charles Lamb and William Godwin, and published a translation of Dante's Inferno for Cadell and Davies in 1812.
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Bryant, William, 1760-1844, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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