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Autograph Letters of English women of eminence of the 18th and 19th centuries, written in 1718-1824, etc.

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MS. Montagu d. 19
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Autograph Letters of English women of eminence of the 18th and 19th centuries: chiefly collected by Walter Wilson, arranged generally in alphabetical order, with some engraved portraits. The chief items are:
  1. Victoria, Queen, a signature, undated (fol. 4).
  2. Austin, Sarah, undated (fol. 8).
  3. Earbauld, Anna Letitia, undated (fol. 9).
  4. At fol. 8 is a letter of John Britton, Dec. 19, 1854.
  5. Byron, lady, i.e. Anne Isabella Noel Ryron, née Milbanke, two, June 5, 1824, etc. (fols. 17, 19). At fol. 20 is a letter from Augusta Ada Byron, the poet's daughter, undated.
  6. Edgeworth, Maria, Oct. 1823 (fol. 69v).
  7. Hemans, Felicia Dorothea, Oct. 9, 1821 (fol. 84).
  8. Jameson, Anna Brownell, undated (fol. 94).
  9. Marlborough, duchess of, i.e. Sarah, née Jennings, June 26, 1718 (fol. 108).
  10. Martineau, Harriet, part of letter, undated (fol. 109).
  11. More, Hannah, eleven, 1779-1818 (fols. 118, 122).
  12. Norton, hon. Caroline Elizabeth Sarah, undated (fol. 139).
  13. Opie, Amelia, two, 1828, etc., with a poem (fol. 144).
  14. Piozzi, Hester Lynch, July 18, 1785 (fol. 151).
  15. Seward, Anna, undated (fol. 157).
  16. Southcott, Joanna, signature (fol. 160).
  17. Siddons, mrs. Sarah, undated (fol. 161).
  18. Trimmer, mrs. Sarah, two, 1787, etc. (fol. 168).

Dates

  • written in 1718-1824, etc.

Extent

189 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu d. 19

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 25437.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/8 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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