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Collection of autograph and signed documents and letters, 1760-1778

Reference code
MSS/0444/005
Title
Collection of autograph and signed documents and letters, 1760-1778
Date
1760-78
Level of description
file
Extent and format
pp. 201
Scope and content
On the pastedown a poem on behalf of French savants in response to a request for autographs, signed 'N de H' (née de Langallerie), Anspach, 25 Dec. 1812. Includes:- George III, p. 2; Queen Charlotte (als, 1802), and other royalty, pp. 3-7; Louis XV, p. 15; Louis XVI, p. 19; Marie Antoinette, p. 21; Stanislas I, King of Poland, p. 25; Empress Maria Theresia and Francis I, pp. 28-9; Catherine the Great (formal letter, Russian, signed, to George III announcing the marriage of her grandson, Alexander, 12 Oct. 1793), pp. 40-1; George Selwyn (notes to him, card of Horace Walpole, list by Selwyn of things (gold, medals) found in M. du Deffand's box), p. 61; Louis François Roubilliac, sculptor (als, 1758, to Selwyn), p. 75; William Shenstone, poet (als, 1755), p. 83; the Rev. Charles Lyttelton (2 alls, 1749, 1752, one to Selwyn), p. 107; Carlo Frugoni (poem, Italian), p. 115; Thomas Gray, poet (als, 1759), p. 139; Henry Fox, 1st Lord Holland (2 alls, 1767, 1768, to Selwyn, one with an ode to Lady Sarah Bunbury in imitation of Horace), p. 159; Oliver Goldsmith (als to Selwyn, 1771), p. 165; David Hume (als to Selwyn), p. 179; Marie Therese Geoffrin (als to Selwyn, 1764), p. 195.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/444/5