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James Smith manuscript material

James Smith manuscript material, 1812-1839.
Smith, James, 1775-1839.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319


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  • Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849
  • Chisholme, William
  • Colburn, Henry, -1855
  • Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831
  • Harley, John Pritt, 1786-1858
  • Harness, William, 1790-1869
  • Hill, Thomas, 1760-1840
  • Le Breton, P. H. (Philip Hemery)
  • Magens, Magens Dorrien
  • Mansel, Miss (Elizabeth), -1848
  • Marryat, Catherine, 1791?-1883
  • Mathews, Mrs. (Anne Jackson), 1782?-1869
  • Miller, John, active 18th century-19th century
  • Porter, Jane, 1776-1850
  • Redding, Cyrus, 1785-1870
  • Shee, Lady, (Mary), -1846
  • Smith, Horace, 1779-1849
  • Twiss, Horace, 1787-1849
  • Whittaker, George Byrom, 1793-1847
  • Winston, James, 1773-1843
  • McDonald & Campbell, addressee.
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The James Smith manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings and correspondence. The writings include: a holograph copy of Horace Smith's poem "Man"; holograph sonnets in immitation of Shakespeare ("Absence and presence, born of Elder Night" and "Thoul't still survive, when I to Time shall bow"); and a holograph "Epigram to Count D'Orsay." Four poetic pieces held by the Pforzheimer Collection were published in a posthumous collection edited by Horace Smith in 1840; these four and an additional five pieces were published by Alfred Morrison in 1895, while the remainder remain unpublished. The bulk of the correspondence is from the 1830's. Correspondents include: Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess; Henry Colburn, publisher; Jane Porter, novelist; Horace Smith, writer and humorist (his brother) and over twenty others.
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  • James Smith, English writer and humorist.
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Pforz MS
Smith, James, 1775-1839.
James Smith manuscript material, 1812-1839.
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
James Smith, English writer and humorist.
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Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849, addressee.
Chisholme, William, addressee.
Colburn, Henry, -1855, addressee.
Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831, addressee.
Harley, John Pritt, 1786-1858, addressee.
Harness, William, 1790-1869, addressee.
Hill, Thomas, 1760-1840, addressee.
Le Breton, P. H. (Philip Hemery), addressee.
Magens, Magens Dorrien, addressee.
Mansel, Miss (Elizabeth), -1848, addressee.
Marryat, Catherine, 1791?-1883, addressee.
Mathews, Mrs. (Anne Jackson), 1782?-1869, addressee.
Miller, John, active 18th century-19th century, addressee.
Porter, Jane, 1776-1850, addressee.
Redding, Cyrus, 1785-1870, addressee.
Shee, Lady, (Mary), -1846, addressee.
Smith, Horace, 1779-1849, addressee.
Twiss, Horace, 1787-1849, addressee.
Whittaker, George Byrom, 1793-1847, addressee.
Winston, James, 1773-1843, addressee.
McDonald & Campbell, addressee.
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Pforz MS
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