Copied material, mainly for the 'Life of William Godwin', ?1782-1820
'Life of William Godwin' was an unfinished memoir of William Godwin, by Mary Shelley. These copies, mainly of letters to and from William Godwin, were created c. 1836-40.
Organised first by copyist (Mary Jane Godwin; an unknown hand; Mary Shelley) and within those sequences, alphabetically by recipient. A second sequence of copies in a clerical hand on 'Morbey' watermarked paper (MS. Abinger c. 53-5) is arranged by original pagination.