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John Hunt manuscript material

Title
John Hunt manuscript material, 1821-1837.
Author
Hunt, John, 1775-1848.

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  • John Hunt, English printer and publisher. He was the brother of Leigh Hunt, the poet, journalist and literary critic.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
435495270
Author
Hunt, John, 1775-1848.
Title
John Hunt manuscript material, 1821-1837.
Summary
· To Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and literary critic (his brother) : 5 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Apr 1830 : (H'ANA 0032) : begins, "At present, circumstances constrain me to apply myself solely to the business in which I am occupied." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Sep 1837 : (H'ANA 0015) : from Red Hill, near Exeter; begins, "Your note was most acceptable to me, written as it is in a spirit at once peaceful and affectionate." -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Monday" [no date] : (H'ANA 0030) : from 2, Thistle Grove; begins, "You have the thanks of both your Sister and myself to accpet on the present occasion ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Thursday" [no date] : (H'ANA 0031) : begins, "I hear with regret that you are poorly with a pain in your side ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Tuesday Evg." [no date] : (H'ANA 0029) : begins, "I thought I could have managed to have met you ..."
· To Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : 16 Nov 1821 : (H'ANA 0004) : from Cold Bath Fields Prison; begins, "You will have the goodness to consider this letter as one of explanation, and in some measure of apology."
· To William Whitton, Shelley's lawyer : 1 account table : [ca. 1824] : (S'ANA 0895) : listing the expenses incurred by the publishing firm of John & Henry L. Hunt in the suppression of their Posthumous Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley; in an unknown hand, with the address to Whitton (on the verso) possibly in the hand of John Hunt. Tipped in to the front of of Pforzheimer Copy 1 of Posthumous Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Shelved as *Pforz 559L 08. The table is published in Roger Ingpen's Shelley in England (1917), p. 584.
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Biography
John Hunt, English printer and publisher. He was the brother of Leigh Hunt, the poet, journalist and literary critic.
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Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859, recipient.
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822, addressee.
Whitton, William, 1763?-1832, addressee.
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Pforz MS
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