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Edward Augustus Silsbee manuscript material : 2 items

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Edward Augustus Silsbee manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1870-1879.
Author
Silsbee, Edward Augustus, 1826-1900.

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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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2 items
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Captain Edward Augustus Silsbee, American merchant seaman and Shelley devotee.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
900097366
Author
Silsbee, Edward Augustus, 1826-1900.
Title
Edward Augustus Silsbee manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1870-1879.
Summary
· Holograph marginalia in his copy of The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley (London: Moxon, 1870) : ca. 1870 : (S'ANA 0761) : penciled marginalia in two volumes given to Silsbee by Claire Clairmont, with her inscription on the verso of the frontispiece of volume 1; Silsbee's notes marked with paper slips. Shelved as *Pforz BT (Clairmont, C.) 01.
· To Charles Fairfax Murray, English artist and art connoisseur : 1 autograph letter signed : 2 Jul 1879 : (S'ANA 0247h) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Florence : begins, "I have been in treaty for the Shelly [sic] letters with Miss Clairmont the elder & her niece, & have always understood that I should have the refusal of them if I would give more than any one else offered ..."; printed in full with commentary in Shelley and his Circle, volume 2, page 911.
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Captain Edward Augustus Silsbee, American merchant seaman and Shelley devotee.
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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, addressee.
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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