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Penelope Pennington manuscript material

Title
Penelope Pennington manuscript material, 1813-1814.
Author
Pennington, Penelope.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Hays, Mary, 1759-1843
Description
12 items
Subject
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Penelope Pennington, née Weston (1757-1827), wife of William Pennington, Master of Ceremonies for the Bristol Hotwells.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
857307422
Author
Pennington, Penelope.
Title
Penelope Pennington manuscript material, 1813-1814.
Summary
· To Mary Hays, writer : 12 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Nov 1813 : (MISC 2179) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "The contents of your letter are so interesting that I shou'd immediately have replied to it, but wished to consider the subject more maturely ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 28 Dec 1813 : (MISC 2180) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "When I look to the date of your letter, and feel the strong interest of its contents, I am conscience smitten under the reflection of the time that has lapsed ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Jan 1814 : (MISC 2181) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "The Days of Romance are certainly gone by with me, yet every line I receive from you convinces me more fully that there is an undefinable Impulse, or Sympathy, that attracts certain minds towards each other ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Mar 1814 : (MISC 2182) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "I was really glad, my dear Madam, to hear that my Letter reach'd you safe through the heavy Snows that threaten'd its obstruction ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 6 May 1814 : (MISC 2183) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "I do most sincerely congratulate you on quitting a situation where I really think your feelings must have suffered the pains of Purgatory ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Jun 1814 : (MISC 2184) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "It is said that contrast in disposition often produces the most cmpleat harmony in Married life -- I hope the contrary principle does not hold good in Friendship, or we shall stand little chance of suiting each other ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 24 Jun 1814 : (MISC 2185) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "Taking all circumstances into consideration, if perfectly convenient, and agreeable to you, I think it will be best to postpone your removal here, until my return from our Excursion ..."; with red wax [floral?] seal. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 27 Jul [1814] : (MISC 2186) : 3 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "I sincerely hope you have not suffered any anxiety, or uneasiness from my Silence ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Aug 1814 : (MISC 2187) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Weymouth : begins, "You shou'd sooner have heard me in reply to your last charming kind and affecting letter, but that I have waited from day to day since my arrival here, in the hope of hearing your goods & chattels had reached Dowry Square ..."; with red wax [classical writer?] seal. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Sep 1814 : (MISC 2188) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Weymouth : begins, "I am rejoiced to hear from Miss Wren that she had it in her power to give you the satisfaction of announcing the safe arrival off your goods ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 16 Sep 1814 : (MISC 2189) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Vicarage Tolpudle Dorset : with some loss from tear, affecting text on all pages; begins, "Your charming letter greeted my arrival at this mansion of peace, friendship, & hospitality on Monday last ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Sep 181[4] : (MISC 2190) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Hot Wells : begins, "On Wednesday evening we reposed once more under our own roof, and found all well ..." -- All letters to Mary Hays published in Marilyn Brooks's Correspondence of Mary Hays, p. 506-531.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Penelope Pennington, née Weston (1757-1827), wife of William Pennington, Master of Ceremonies for the Bristol Hotwells.
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Added Author
Hays, Mary, 1759-1843, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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