Thornton Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 16 items,

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Thornton Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 16 items, 1823-1870.
Author
Hunt, Thornton Leigh, 1810-1873.

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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16 items
Uniform Title
Hunt, Thornton Leigh : manuscript material
Alternative Title
Hunt, Thornton Leigh : manuscript material
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Thornton Leigh Hunt, English journalist. He was the eldest child of the poet, journalist, and critic Leigh Hunt.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
434595856
Author
Hunt, Thornton Leigh, 1810-1873.
Title
Thornton Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 16 items, 1823-1870.
Summary
· Holograph library call slip signed : 3 Sep 1843 : (H'ANA 0084) : used at the British Museum; for Vasari's Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects (in Italian); and Lanzi's History of Painting in Italy.
· To William Allingham, poet : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Feb 1861 : (H'ANA 0045) : from 39 Bedford Street, Stand W.C.; begins, "I am about to publish, through Msrs. Smith, Elder & Co., a collection of my father's correspondence ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 27 Feb 1862 : (H'ANA 0046) : from 17 Euston Square, London N.W.; begins, "I return the letters of my Father to yourself which you lent to me ..."
· To Charles Cowden Clarke, writer and public lecturer : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Feb 1861 : (H'ANA 0043) : from 39 Bedofrd Street, Strand W.C.; begins, "I am preparing for Messrs. Smith Elder & Co. a collection of my father's correspondence ..."
· To Mary Cowden Clarke, literary scholar and writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 9 Apr 1844 : (H'ANA 0042) : from Windsor Court, Strand; begins, "I congratulate you heartily on the first sight of your great work in type ..."
· To R. H. Horne, writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Jul 1870 : (H'ANA 0072) : from 26 Euston Square, N.W.; begins, "I cannot conceive your making any use of letters to you from my dear Father that you ought not to make"; with the envelope.
· To Henry Sylvan Leigh Hunt, his brother : 1 autograph note signed : [no date] : written on Thornton Hunt's printed calling card; reads, "Mr. B introduces my most particular friend." Filed under Leigh Hunt along with (LH 0078-79).
· To John Horatio Leigh Hunt, his brother : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Jan 1823 : (H'ANA 0085) : begins, "you desired me to write to you, so I shall first give you a description of our house house [sic] porta pinti ..."; followed immediately on the same lettersheet by an autograph note from Leigh Hunt to Charles Armitage Brown (LH 0302), with whom John Hunt was staying at the time. Filed under Leigh Hunt.
· To Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and critic (his father) : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Aug 1844 : (H'ANA 0035) : begins, "The conversation which we had the other night about 'the sufferings of truth', or rather of those who prefer the truth to set formulas which are made to pass for opinions ..."; with the envelope, marked "The Sufferings of Truth."
· To John Hunter, solicitor; friend of Leigh Hunt : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Feb 1861 : (H'ANA 0103) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from 39 Bedofrd Street, Strand, Lond., W. C. : begins, "I must stand to your ear as a defaulter. Strangely, you have almost always 'assisted' at the most serious failures on my part ...." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 23 May 1861 : (H'ANA 0104) : 5 ¹/₃ pages (2 double sheets) : from 17 Euston Square, N.W. : begins, "I have to acknowledge you rletter of April 27, and all the trouble you have taken on behalf of the correspondence."
· To George Henry Lewes, writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 25 Mar 1839 : (H'ANA 0006) : written in a tiny hand on the side of the address leaf of a letter from Leigh Hunt to Lewes (LH 0047); begins, "You see I am ticketed off by 'the present' as a sort of companion to Webbe ..." Filed under Leigh Hunt.
· To George Manners, journal editor and diplomat : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Aug 1861 : (H'ANA 0058) : from 17 Euston Square N.W.; begins, "I am very much obliged to you for your kind offer, and gladly accept it."
· To Thomas Love Peacock, satirical novelist : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Mar 1861 : (H'ANA 0021) : from 17 Euston Square N.W.; begins, "I do not like to let your note pass without distinctly thanking you for its very kind manner ..."
· To (George) Herbert Watkins, London photographer at 179 Regent Street : 1 autograph letter signed : 15 May 1857 : (H'ANA 0057) : from 39 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, W.C.; offering ideas relating to photography; begins, "Two 'ideas' occur to me, which, in spite of their trifling nature you are more likely to see a way of using than myself"; with the envelope.
· To "Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Apr 1861 : (H'ANA 0007) : from 17 Euston Square N.W.; begins, "I have just received the copies of the two notes. My father lived at Chelsea from 1833 to 1839 ..." Filed under Leigh Hunt with (LH 0152).
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Thornton Leigh Hunt, English journalist. He was the eldest child of the poet, journalist, and critic Leigh Hunt.
Added Author
Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877, addressee.
Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898, addressee.
Hunt, Henry Sylvan Leigh, 1819- addressee.
Hunt, John Horatio Leigh, 1812-1846, addressee.
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859, addressee.
Hunter, John, 1801-1869, addressee.
Lewes, George Henry, 1817-1878, addressee.
Manners, George, 1778-1853, addressee.
Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866, addressee.
Watkins, Herbert, 1828- addressee.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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