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Letter from Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley to Emily [Godwin]

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MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 6-7

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Original letter from Mary Shelley to her sister-in-law Emily [Godwin] (widow of William Godwin, jr.), written from Putney, 8 Jun [1844].

Dates

  • 8 Jun [1844]

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Shelfmark:

MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 6-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11935

Abstract

Letter from Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley to Emily [Godwin]

Biographical / Historical

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797–1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer. Details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd., 1982

Related Materials

See also the Abinger catalogue of the correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families (MS. Abinger b. 1-6; c. 1-31, 31*, 32-92; d. 1-38; e. 1-69); the Shelley collection of manuscripts and relics (MSS. Shelley c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-6; Shelley relics (a)-(g)); and the additional Shelley papers (MSS. Shelley adds. a. 1 (R), b. 1-2, c. 2-16, d. 1-19, e. 1-27, f. 1-5; MSS. Shelley Deeds c. 1-23; Shelley Relics (h)-(j), 1-35).
Title
Letter from Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley to Emily [Godwin]
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Bruce Barker-Benfield. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe.
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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