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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt manuscript material : 1 item,

Title
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1898.
Author
Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Uniform Title
Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen : manuscript material
Alternative Title
Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen : manuscript material
Subject
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English hedonist, poet, and breeder of Arab horses. He was the husband of Byron's granddaughter, Lady Anne Blunt.
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922.
Title
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1898.
Summary
· 1 autograph note signed "W. S. B." : [shortly after 17 Aug 1898] : (S'ANA 0404) : ¹/₄ page (double sheet) : [no place] : written on the back of an autograph letter of Henry Child of Slinfold, Horsham [England] to Arthur Caffin, dated 17 Aug 1898; Blunt's note reads in full: "Letter forwarded to me by Arthur Caffin as to his grandfather having been at school with Shelley at Warnham." Child's letter begins, "I met today Col. Braburne & intimate friend of Genl. Baynes, he says that he is quite sure that Genl. & Mrs. Baynes would be pleased to meet Mr. Blunt & Lady Anne & show them Field Place ..."; also including, "[Shelley] went to school at Warnham with our grandfather Mills who I believe thought he was mad. Used to chaff him about getting his hair cut I expect." Tipped into Blunt's copy of Shelley's letters to Elizabeth Hitchener; shelved as *Pforz BT (Shelleyana. 07).
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English hedonist, poet, and breeder of Arab horses. He was the husband of Byron's granddaughter, Lady Anne Blunt.
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