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John Taaffe manuscript material.

John Taaffe manuscript material.
Taaffe, John, 1787-1862.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319


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  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
  • Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873
  • Battuzzi, Giacomo
6 items
  • · Holograph poem, Adelais : 10 Aug 1841-1 Apr 1848 : (S'ANA 1114) : 2 volumes : [no place] : 16 canto historical poem on Alice, sister of King Philip II of France and Richard I, her intended husband; begins, "Of love, the lady-of-the-bird & him . . . ." Shelved as *Pforz BT (Taaffe, J. 01).
  • · Autograph presentation inscriptions in both volumes of a copy of his Adelais : 28 Nov 1852 : (S'ANA 1115) : from London : volume 1 and 2 with the following on the title pages: "To Adriana / from her loving husband / the Author / London Nov.r 28 / 1852." Shelved as *Pforz BT (Taaffe, J. 02).
  • · Autograph signatures and notes in his nonce collection of Romantic poetry : [no dates] : (S'ANA 1110) : including the following: in Scott's Field of Waterloo (1815), a seven-line note on page 40; in Byon's Ode to Napoleon, 11th ed. (1815), his ownership signature on the half-title; in Byron's Poems (1816), his ownership signature on the half-title and a four-line note on page 38; in Byron's Siege of Corinth (1816), his ownership signature on the half-title; in Coleridge's Christabel (1816), his ownership signature on the half-title; Shelley's The Cenci (1819), including some markings that could possibly be by P.B. Shelley or Mary Shelley. Shelved as *Pforz A-RD 10.
  • · Manuscript copy of the legal deposition of John Taaffe relating to the Pisan Affray : [post-24 Mar 1822] : (B'ANA 0297) : 3 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : from Pisa : in Italian, in the hand of Giacomo Battuzzi, secretary of Pietro Gamba; begins, "Io sottoscrivente giuro che essendo stato à cavallo insieme col Principe Turco ..." Printed in full, with English translation, in C. L. Cline's Byron, Shelley, and their Pisan circle, 1952, page 208ff.
  • · To Lord Byron, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Jul 1822 : (S'ANA 0167) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : from Florence : begins, "This moment I have heard the most frightful report with regard to Mr. & Mrs. Shelley -- that they have been lost at sea."
  • · To Teresa Guiccioli, Lord Byron's "last attachment" : 1 autograph letter signed : [no date] : (B'ANA 0302) : 1 page (double sheet) : [from Pisa] : in Italian; begins, "Ieri mi fu impossibile di vedere il comandante della cavalleria." Relating to the Pisan Affray.
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Biography (note)
  • John Taaffe, Irish writer and translator.
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Pforz MS
Taaffe, John, 1787-1862.
John Taaffe manuscript material.
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John Taaffe, Irish writer and translator.
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Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824, addressee.
Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873, addressee.
Battuzzi, Giacomo, scribe.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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