Thomas Forster manuscript material : 5 items,

Title
Thomas Forster manuscript material : 5 items, 1850-1859.
Author
Forster, T. (Thomas), 1789-1860.

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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5 items
Uniform Title
Forster, Thomas : manuscript material
Alternative Title
Forster, Thomas : manuscript material
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster, English writer on science and phrenologist.
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Forster, T. (Thomas), 1789-1860.
Title
Thomas Forster manuscript material : 5 items, 1850-1859.
Summary
· To [?John Cam Hobhouse], Baron Broughton, politician : 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Mar 1859 : (P'ANA 0039) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (single sheet) : from Chateau de Beaurepaire, Bologne sur Mer : begins, "Although I have not had the pleasure of seeing you since the days of Shelley & Byron I have taken the liberty of writing you, being in search of the address of a common friend, Tom L. Peacock the poet ..."
· To Thomas Love Peacock, satirical novelist and poet : 4 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 1 May 1850 : (P'ANA 0038) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from Bruges : begins, "Since I had the pleasure of hearing from you, I have written to you to Hobhouse'sand also to Mrs. Meredith to the India House ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Mar 1859 : (P'ANA 0040) : 8 pages (1 double sheet; 2 single sheets) : from Beaurepaire, Bologne sur Mer : begins, "Unwilling to delay replying to thy welcome letter, I write a few lines today, but I am scarcely well enough to do even this. I laid aside my vegetable diet at a jolly friend's hospitable mansion in Sep 1857 and the cursed animal food acted like a slow poison ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 29 May 1859 : (P'ANA 0041) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Brighthelmstone, Sussex : in Latin; begins, "Literature poetica nes ideo minus eloquentes ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Jun 1859 : (P'ANA 0042) : 2 pages (single sheet) : from Brighthelmstone : begins, "Encore ici -- And I find I must return to Brussles immediately for I cannot get the kind of house my wife wants ..."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster, English writer on science and phrenologist.
Added Author
Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866, recipient.
Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869, recipient.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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