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William Jerdan manuscript material : 9 items

Title
William Jerdan manuscript material : 9 items, 1832-1867.
Author
Jerdan, William, 1782-1869.

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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9 items
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • William Jerdan, Scottish journalist and antiquarian.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
444747643
Author
Jerdan, William, 1782-1869.
Title
William Jerdan manuscript material : 9 items, 1832-1867.
Summary
· To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 23 Jul 1840 : (BLES 3.245c) : [no place] : begins, "I am very sorry indeed that I cannot have the pleasure of seeing Seamore Place on Sunday, but I am engaged to be at the Tunbridge on that day with an old crony, Tyrone Power ..."; with the excised envelope address panel. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Jan [1841?] : (BLES 3.245a) : from 19 Surrey Street : begins, "The new year is passing on, and I can no longer endure the vexed feeling of not having said to your Ladyship, that no such season can return without recalling to my mind the pleasures of bygone times ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Jun [1841] : (BLES 3.245b) : from 19 Surrey Street : begins, "I had yesterday the pleasure of hearing the Baroness Callabrella read the concluding volume of her novel ..." -- All letters to Blessington mounted in v. 3 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
· To Henry Colburn, publisher : 1 autograph letter signed : 9 Jun 1815 : (MISC 3475) : from Sun Office : begins, "In the Sun this afternoon is a review of Chateaubrian ..."
· To Thomas Hood, poet and humorist : 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Dec 1832 : (MISC 2243) : from Grove House [Brompton] : defending the brevity of a review in the Literary Gazette (15 Dec 1832) of Hood's Comic Annual for 1833; begins, "If I cannot write with equal pleasantry, I must acknowledge yours at least with sincerity." Cf. Morgan's Letters of Thomas Hood, p. 145, for the letter that prompted this response.
· To Charles Kent, writer and journalist : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Mar 1867 : (MISC 2830) : from Bushey Heath : begins, "Accept my warm thanks for the very favourable notice you have taken of my Volume in the Sun of yesterday ..."; with the envelope.
· To Alaric Alexander Watts, journalist and poet : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Jul [no year] : (MISC 3474) : [no place] : begins, "As you have not called I give you your choice of two various subjects from the pen of a young modest & (in my opinion) beautiful writer."
· To "Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Sep [no year; w/m = 1815] : (MISC 2384) : [no place] : begins, "I hope you will be able to make out this painful scrawl. How happens it that out of the four poems which Ellis inserts as specimens of Southwell, only two, 'The Vale of Tears' & 'Image of Death' are in your collection?"
· To "My dear Sir" : 1 autograph note signed : 9 Dec [no year] : (MISC 2383) : from 38 Craven St.; begins, "I send in Roper's pamphlet agreeably ..."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
William Jerdan, Scottish journalist and antiquarian.
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Colburn, Henry, -1855. Addressee
Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. Addressee
Kent, Charles, 1823-1902. Addressee
Watts, Alaric Alexander, 1797-1864. Addressee
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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