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Harry Chester manuscript material : 1 item

Title
Harry Chester manuscript material : 1 item, 1834.
Author
Chester, Harry, 1806-1868.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849.
Found In
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Description
1 item
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Harry Chester, clerk in the Privy Council office. He was the son of Sir Robert Chetster of Bush Hall, Hertfordshire, who was Master of Ceremonies to George III.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
607681047
Author
Chester, Harry, 1806-1868.
Title
Harry Chester manuscript material : 1 item, 1834.
Summary
· To "Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 18 Jul 1834 : (BLES 1.075) : from Privy Council Office, Downing St. : begins, "I have to request you will do me the favor to inform me whether the Book of Beauty is still open to contribution ... I have written some lines which have been approved by those who have seen them -- 100 lines rhyming upon a woman's name." Though the letter is addressed to "Sir," the recipient was clearly Lady Blessington, editor of the Book of Beauty. Mounted in v. 1 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Harry Chester, clerk in the Privy Council office. He was the son of Sir Robert Chetster of Bush Hall, Hertfordshire, who was Master of Ceremonies to George III.
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Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849. Addressee
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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