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Alicia Lefanu manuscript material

Title
Alicia Lefanu manuscript material, 1824-1834.
Author
Lefanu, Alicia, active 1812-1826.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Porter, Jane, 1776-1850
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Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Alicia Lefanu, Irish novelist and poet. She was the niece of the playwright and politician Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
708090092
Author
Lefanu, Alicia, active 1812-1826.
Title
Alicia Lefanu manuscript material, 1824-1834.
Summary
· To Jane Porter, novelist : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 18 May 1824 : (MISC 2632) : from Leamington Spa, Warwickshire : begins, "A month has passed since I received your beautiful and most welcome letter ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 16 Oct 1833 : (MISC 3623a) : from 2 Charlotte Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire : begins, "It was with the greatest delight that I received a letter from my dear Miss Porter ..."; in part regarding a manuscript article on M. G. Lewis, submitted to the Court Magazine by Porter's cousin; including, "I am but a humble contributor and [editor Caroline Norton] has some pieces of mine on hand for some months which I know not whether she means finally to reject or to publish ..."; -- 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Feb 1834 : (MISC 3623b) : from 2 Charlotte Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire : mentions the article discussed in the previous letter, defends M. G. Lewis from Byron's description of him in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; begins, "As your gifted Cousin mentioned to me in a very kind letter I received from her the beginning of November that you proposed being at Bath in that month ..."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Alicia Lefanu, Irish novelist and poet. She was the niece of the playwright and politician Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
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Porter, Jane, 1776-1850, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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