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Chancery papers relating to the children of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Harriet, née Westbrook,

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Chancery papers relating to the children of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Harriet, née Westbrook, 1817-1818

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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67 manuscript pages (15 double sheets, 13 single sheets); 26 cm
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Note
  • Pforzheimer Manuscript (S'ANA 0221); filed in SC file under "Westbrook vs. Shelley."
  • Published in full in H. Buxton Forman's 1913 edition of Thomas Medwin's Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, pages 463-486. The final portion (Lord Chancellor's orders) published with commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 489, volume VI, page 647.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Contents
The children's petition dated 8 January 1817 / Lancelot Shadwell. -- Affidavit of Elizabeth Westbrooke sworn 10 January 1817. -- Further affidavit of Elizabeth Westbrooke sworn 13 January 1817. -- Shelley's answer, given 18 January 1817 / Willm. Horne; Percy Bysshe Shelley. -- The Lord Chancellor's formal order dated Thursday, 27 March 1817. -- Report of the Master, Mr. Alexander, dated 1 August 1817 / Wm. Alexander. -- Lord Chancellor's further reference to the Master, dated Monday, 10 November 1817. -- Further report of the Master, Mr. Alexander, dated 28 April 1818 / Wm. Alexander. -- The Lord Chancellor's order dated Saturday, 25 July 1818.
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Pforz MS
Title
Chancery papers relating to the children of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Harriet, née Westbrook, 1817-1818
Summary
Transcriptions of nine major documents in the Chancery suit for custody of Ianthe and Charles Shelley. 13 pages in the hand of H. Buxton Forman; the rest in the hand of a legal secretary or clerk, copied for Forman in the 1870's or 1880's and bearing his annotations.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Added Author
Alexander, William, Sir, 1754 or 1755-1842.
Beauchamp, Elizabeth, 1782-1854.
Eldon, John Scott, Earl of, 1751-1838.
Horne, William, Sir, 1773-1860.
Shadwell, Lancelot, Sir, 1779-1850.
Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917, annotator.
Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917, scribe.
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