Copied material, mainly for the 'Life of William Godwin', ?1782-1820
Language of Materials
'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.