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Maria Edgeworth manuscript material.

Title
Maria Edgeworth manuscript material.
Author
Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849.
Publication
1814-1844

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Mixed materialNo restrictions Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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18 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Maria Edgeworth, Irish novelist and educationist.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
60615079
Author
Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849.
Title
Maria Edgeworth manuscript material.
Production
1814-1844
Summary
· Holograph story, "Garry Owen, or, The snow woman" : (MISC 3389) : stitched. The story was first published in : The Christmas box. London: William Harrison Ainsworth, 1828.
· Poem (copy), "Lines written by R.L. Edgeworth Esqre. under a print of the late Mr. Johnson, bookseller" : no date : (MISC 4023) 02a : a copy of her father's poem, her signature mounted ; begins, "Wretches there are their lucky stars who bless ..." Mounted in the Mary Ann Humble autograph album.
· To John Bowring, politician, diplomat and writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 May 1822 : (BRNG 0001) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : from 8 Holles Street : begins, "I am extremely obliged to you for the tickets for the African Institution ..." Tipped into the Album of Autograph Letters to John Bowring. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
· To a Miss Brewer : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 April [n. y.] : (MISC 3688) : discussing candidates for a domestic position.
· To a Mrs. Collingwood : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 Aug 1831 : (MISC 3931) : pleading the case of her brother-in-law Barry Fox, to obtain for him a post with the Mercers' Company of London. Mounted in the Agatha Hogsbottom autograph album. Shelved with oversized bound manuscripts.
· To Mr. Compton : 1 autograph letter, third person : 14 July 1844 : (MISC 3915) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : [no place] : saying "she thanks him for the Report of the Temperance Society . . . ."
· To Margaret Craig : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 July 1824 : (MISC 2099).
· To Mrs. E. Diggle : 1 autograph letter signed : 11 February 1814 : (MISC 2133).
· To Mrs. Higgenbotham at Spring-field House, Glasgow : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Aug 1844 : (MISC 4093) : from Edgeworths town; begins, "It is so long since the birth or first appearance of Rosamond and Caroline Percy, and since I had any thing to do with them that I really cannot recollect which I thought was the eldest ..."
· To Mary Ann Gilbert, wife of Davies Gilbert : 1 autograph letter signed : 18 February 1841 : (MISC 3746). Identification of recipient is not entirely certain, but probable.
· To Hamilton Grey : 1 autograph letter signed : [no date] : (MISC 3176).
· To Mary Hunter, of Belfast : 1 autograph letter signed : 26 October 1844 : (MISC 0868) : copying a few lines of Goldsmith's Deserted village, complying with a request for a handwriting sample and signature.
· To Mrs. Miles : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Sep 1813 : (MISC 4321) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from Edgeworth's Town : begins, "I thank you for your obliging note and for the readiness with which you have executed my various troublesome commissions."
· To John Smith, Jr. of 13 New Street, Spring Gardens, London : 1 autograph letter signed : 11 March 1822 : (MISC 3730).
· To a Mr. and Mrs. Thompson : 1 autograph note signed : 22 September 1844 : (MISC 3175) : in third person.
· To Mr. Wilmic : 1 autograph letter third person : "Monday" : (MISC 2019) : [no place] : saying she "would be obliged to Mr. Wilmic if he would write to her at T. Hope's Esq. Duchess Street to let her know if he has engaged with the engraver about the drawing ..." In the Upcott album of letters by eminent women. Shelved with bound manuscript materials under "Upcott."
· To "Dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : 2 May 1816 : (B'ANA 0462) : including comment on Byron's leaving for the continent. "I rejoice that Lord Byron ... has left Britain -- never to return."
· To "My Lord" : 1 autograph letter signed : 24 May 1829 : (MISC 4296) : 4 pages (double sheet, split at fold into 2 single sheets) : from Edgeworths Town : with a mourning border; begins, "I am gratified by your Lordship's polite expressions towards myself, and obliged by your prompt attention to my request ..."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Maria Edgeworth, Irish novelist and educationist.
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Added Author
Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, 1744-1817.
Bowring, John, 1792-1872, addressee.
Brewer, Miss, addressee
Craig, Margaret, addressee
Diggle, E., addressee
Gilbert, Mary Ann, 1776-1845, addressee
Grey, Hamilton, addressee
Hunter, Mary, of Belfast, addressee
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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