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George John Spencer, Earl Spencer manuscript material : 7 items

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George John Spencer, Earl Spencer manuscript material : 7 items, 1792-1830
Author
Spencer, George John Spencer, Earl, 1758-1834.

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7 items
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  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • George John Spencer, second Earl Spencer, British politician and book collector.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
932701055
Author
Spencer, George John Spencer, Earl, 1758-1834.
Title
George John Spencer, Earl Spencer manuscript material : 7 items, 1792-1830
Summary
· Autograph signature on a ticket to the coronation ceremony of George IV : 1821 : (MISC 1470j) : ticket formerly owned by the poet Samuel Rogers. Ticket area printed ("Abbey"); numbered in manuscript ("387"). Labeled "Poets Corner" in manuscript in the lower left corner; with the manuscript signature of Spencer in the lower right corner. "Peers Ticket" written on verso. Filed with under "Rogersana," following Samuel Rogers manuscripts.
· To Jean-Frédéric Perregaux, Swiss banker in Paris : 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Jan 1792 : (MISC 0492) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Althorp : in French; begins, "Je vous serai bien obligé de donner credit [?] [parte--?] de cette lettre Monsieur James Payne ..."
· To Thomas Miller, Esq. : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Jan 1795 : (MISC 0495) : 2 pages (single sheet) : from Admiralty : begins, "I lose no time in acknowledging the receipt of your letter of this morning, and in expressing my hopes that you will do me the justice to believe me when I say that I am much concerned at not having it in my power to give you a satisfactory answer to it."
· To Martin Archer Shee, portrait painter and writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Apr 1830 : (SHEE 0037b) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Spencer House : begins, "I returned to town yesterday on purpose to be enabled to wait upon you & the other members of the Royal Academy tomorrow ..." Mounted in the Martin Archer Shee Autograph Album. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
· To Ludwig, Count Starhemberg, Austrian ambassador to Great Britain : 2 letters -- 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Oct 1798 : (MISC 0493) : 2 pages (single sheet) : from Amirauté : in French; begins, "Je m'empresse à accuser la reception de votre note ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 15 Jul 1800 : (MISC 0494) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Amirauté : in French; begins, "Je ferai [?--tions?] tout en mon favoir pour facilite à Messeieurs les Contes ..."
· To [?John Taylor], publisher : 1 letter signed : 28 Feb 1820 : (MISC 1371d) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Naples : in the hand on an amanuensis; on the subject of raising financial support for John Clare, the poet; begins, "Your letter of the 18th of November last, by some unfortunate delay of the post on the Continent, only reached me a few days ago ..."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
George John Spencer, second Earl Spencer, British politician and book collector.
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Perregaux, J. F., addressee.
Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850, addressee.
Starhemberg, Ludwig, Fürst, 1762-1833, addressee.
Taylor, John, 1781-1864, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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