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Margaret [Mason] to Mary Shelley, 26 May [1822]

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MS. Abinger c. 45, fols. 126-7

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Original, initialled.

Concerning health matters; et al.

(Also includes a rough draft of 'The Triumph of Life' lines 40-46 in Percy Bysshe Shelley's hand)

Mentions Vacca; Claire [Clairmont]; [George] T[ighe]

Incipit: I am sorry to hear...

Numbered 3

This item's date was identified after foliation, so it is shelfmarked out of sequence. This entry has now been copied to the correct sequence in the catalogue. A facsimile and transcript of this leaf are included and discussed as 'The Abinger Fragment' in D. H. Reiman's facsimile of 'The Triumph of Life' manuscript, 'The Bodleian Shelley Manuscripts', vol. 1 (New York and London, 1986), pp. 129, 282-5, 316-17, 330-31

Dates

  • 26 May [1822]

Extent

2 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Abinger c. 45, fols. 126-7

Former reference:

Dep. c. 517/2
General Numbered 3
General This item's date was identified after foliation, so it is shelfmarked out of sequence. This entry has now been copied to the correct sequence in the catalogue. A facsimile and transcript of this leaf are included and discussed as 'The Abinger Fragment' in D. H. Reiman's facsimile of 'The Triumph of Life' manuscript, 'The Bodleian Shelley Manuscripts', vol. 1 (New York and London, 1986), pp. 129, 282-5, 316-17, 330-31

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