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Madame de Staël manuscript material

Title
Madame de Staël manuscript material, 1813-1816.
Author
Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817.

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Biography (note)
  • Anne-Louise-Germaine de Staël, née Necker, Baroness Staël von Holstein, French-Swiss writer and salon leader.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
932886395
Author
Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817.
Title
Madame de Staël manuscript material, 1813-1816.
Summary
· To Ludovico di Breme, Italian writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Sep 1816 : (B'ANA 0777) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Coppet : begins, "[vous?] vis bien mon cher ami, vos intéresses à M. Polidori, le medicin de Lord Biren qui désirait que vous essuiez la bonté de lui donner des lettres pour des médecins à Padoue at à Pavie ..."
· To Lord Byron, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : "le Samedi" [between 10 Jun and 1 Nov 1816] : (B'ANA 0698) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Coppet : in French; begins, "j'espérois un peu que vous viendriez me voir et que nous lirions ensemble cet admirable manuscrit ..." Mounted on the second leaf following page 108 in volume 2 of the grangerized copy of Nichol's Byron.
· To Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire : 2 items : -- 1 autograph letter unsigned : 14 Mar 1816 : (B'ANA 0349) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Florence : in French; begins, "il faut que je renonce my dear dutchess au bonheur de vous voir en Italie cette année ..."; asking for news of Lady Byron and commenting on Byron's marriage, which she likens to a sequel to The Corsair. -- 1 autograph letter unsigned : 30 Jul 1816 : (B'ANA 0350) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Coppet : begins, "vous avez surement des nouvelles de tout ce qui vous intéresse dear dutchess ..."; on Byron, and also Lady Caroline Lamb's Glenarvon. Published in full with commentary as SC 572 in Shelley and his Circle, volume VII, page 49ff.
· To Jane Porter, novelist : 1 autograph note signed : 2 Dec 181[3?] : (PORT 13.12.02B) : ¹/₂ page (double sheet) : [from 31 Argyle Street, London] : in French; on page 2 of a letter to Porter from Albertine de Staël; begins, "Me permettez vous de me joindre à ma fille pour vous remercier Mademoiselle . . . ." Filed with the Porter papers.
· To William Wilberforce, politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist : 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Mar 1814 : (MISC 4063) : 1 page (double sheet) : [from London] : in French; begins, "je ne saurois vous exprimer my dear Sir combien je me suis honorée de vous possèder chez moi!"
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Anne-Louise-Germaine de Staël, née Necker, Baroness Staël von Holstein, French-Swiss writer and salon leader.
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Breme, Ludovico di, 1780-1820, addresse.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824, addressee.
Devonshire, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of, 1758-1824, addressee.
Porter, Jane, 1776-1850, addressee.
Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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