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Collection of autograph and signed documents and letters, 1820-1830

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Collection of autograph and signed documents and letters, 1820-1830
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Extent and format
pp. 142
Half leather binding, green, with red lettering-pieces.
Scope and content
On the front pastedown verses 'To Lady Vincent with some autographs'.


George IV and Queen Caroline, pp. 1-6;

Hester Piozzi (Mrs Thrale) (w/col of Bryn-Bella; verses and an account of a party in the Lower Rooms attended by Mrs Piozzi), pp. 39-40;

Antonio Canova (als, 1817), p. 46;

George, Lord Byron (2 alls, 1814, 1822), p. 66;

Sir John Hippisley, Bt. (als to Lord Porchester conc. the drowning of the latter's brother, the Hon. Charles Herbert, and others in the Bay of Gijon, 1808), p. 76;

Rev. Samuel Parr (als, 1803, to Jeremy Bentham), p. 78;

H. Fuseli (als, 1804), p. 82;

printed notice and sonnet, Italian, on the occasion of the Signora Adelaide Litto's taking the veil, Rome, 1826 (with a coloured engraving of a nun, 1822), pp. 87-8;

Michael Kelly, singer (als, 1818) and Carl Maria von Weber (als, 19 March 1826, mentioning Oberon), p. 96;

George Canning (2 alls, 1796, 1810), p. 108;

Ugo Foscolo (als), p. 110;

Helen Williams, supporter of the Girondins (als), p. 112;

A. Stael, son of Mme de Stael (als, 1822), p. 120;

Sir Humphry Davy (als conc. his miner's lamp), p. 130.
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Finding aids
A detailed index to this collection exists on index cards in the Society of Antiquaries library.