Thomas Carlyle Collection

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University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
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Thomas Carlyle Collection

Collection number: MS 97

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
March 2005; Updated November 2013
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2005 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas Carlyle collection
Dates: 1795-1881
Collection number: MS 97
Creator: Carlyle, Thomas
Creator: Carlyle, Jane Welsh
Collection Size: 9 boxes, 1 flat, 7 framed items
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, paintings and other graphic materials.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Thomas Carlyle collection. MS 97. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Norman and Charlotte Strouse, Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. and various other donors as well as purchases.

Biography

Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 - 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics "the dismal science", wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator.
Wikipedia

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains correspondence from Carlyle and his wife, Jane Welsh Carlyle to each other and friends; manuscripts & fragments by Carlyle; engravings. photographs, & paintings of Carlyle, and realia.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881--Archives
Carlyle, Jane Welsh, 1801-1866
Authors, Scottish, 19th century--Archives

Related Material

Additional Collection Guides

Separated Material

Books once in Carlyle's private library, an extensive library of works by and about the author, including first and variant editions as well as presentation and association copies have been cataloged separately and are available through UCSC's online catalog.

Collection Contents

Box 1-5

Correspondence, 1795-1881

Physical Description: 314 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains outgoing and incoming correspondence from the Carlyles to each other and others as well as a small amount of third party correspondence..

Arrangement

Donor arrangement is followed. The Folder number also represents the letter number [i.e., Folder 1:13 = letter #13]
box-folder 1:01

Thomas Carlyle to John Taylor, Esq., London, February 8, 1824

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Kinnaird House, "Dear Sir, I have kept this MS an unconscionable time..."
box-folder 1:02

Thomas Carlyle to Miss Anderson, Shoquhan, May 9, 1831

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Craigenputtock, "My dear Madam, I return you the two newspapers..."
box-folder 1:03

Thomas Carlyle to Miss Anderson, of Shoquhan, Moffet, August 24, 1832

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Craigenputtock, Dumfries "My dear Madam, While in London I furnished myself with this poor copy..."
box-folder 1:04

Thomas Carlyle to John Badams, Esq., Paddington, November 20, 1832

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Craigenputtock, Dumfries "My dear Badams, Many a long month has past..."
box-folder 1:05

Thomas Carlyle to N.A. Julius Esq., MD, Tuesday, 1834

Physical Description: ALS; 1p (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

5 Great Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Sir, We can give you a bed here..."
box-folder 1:06

Thomas Carlyle to H. Grant, Esq. Examiner's Office, India House, May 2, 1836

Physical Description: ALS; 1p (1 leaf)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Sir, [Chil--?] has gone to Brighton, I do not know his address there..."
box-folder 1:07

Thomas Carlyle to G.W. Lewes, October 18, 1839

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Sir, It never was a habit of mine..."
box-folder 1:08

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], November 30, 1839

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My Dear Sir, I have compared your friend's translation with the original..."
box-folder 1:09

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], July 1, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have received three numbers of the Knickerbocker Magazine..."
box-folder 1:10

Thomas Carlyle to Jean Carlyle, October 10, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Jean, Perhaps the accompanying Note from Jack..."
box-folder 1:11

Thomas Carlyle to Messrs. Chapman & Hall, January 6, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Gentlemen, A Lady of my acquaintance wants a copy of the French Revolution..."
box-folder 1:12

Thomas Carlyle to "Mrs. MacKenzie, Hyde Park, June 19, 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded), envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. MacKenzie, My wife is in despair that we had to go away..."
box-folder 1:13

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir", May 13, 1845

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am very glad to have you for a reader..."
box-folder 1:14

Thomas Carlyle to [Samuel] Laurence, April 30, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Laurence, We have several chairs here..."
box-folder 1:15

Thomas Carlyle to R. W. Emerson, Concord, Boston, Mass July 18, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf ) + envelope

Scope and Content Note

[Chelsea], "This is a size that..."
box-folder 1:16

Thomas Carlyle to Jenny [Carlyle], June 29, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Jenny, I heard of your arrival in your place at Dumfries..."
box-folder 1:17

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss _____", June 9, 1848

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss ______, You have sent me a beautiful book-marker..."
box-folder 1:18

Thomas Carlyle to "Sir", June 9, 1848

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Sir, After some delay, your obliging note..."
box-folder 1:19

Thomas Carlyle to R. W. Emerson, Monday 4 o'clock, 1848

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Piccadilly, "Dear Emerson, I cannot at this moment..."
box-folder 1:20

Thomas Carlyle to Mrs. Macready, April 7, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Addiscome, "Dear Mrs. Macready, There is nothing so judicious to be done..."
box-folder 1:21

Thomas Carlyle to "J.S. Smith, Esq., Manchester, August 17, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, "Dear Sir, On Monday I go to Fife..."
box-folder 1:22

Thomas Carlyle to Messrs. Chapman & Hall, January 8, [1851]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "This man is insane; He used to send..."
box-folder 1:23

Thomas Carlyle to John S. Smith, Esq., April 13, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 1p (1 leaf)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am sorry we missed you last..."
box-folder 1:24

Thomas Carlyle to John Espin, February 11, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Sir, Mr. Perry house-agent, carpenter, etc..."
box-folder 1:25

Thomas Carlyle to G. Evan, Esq., May 7, 1852

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Sir, I beg a thousand ..."
box-folder 1:26

Thomas Carlyle to John Chapman, August 26, 1852

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan "My Dear Sir, Signore Saffi by whom this note will be delivered to you..."
box-folder 1:27

Thomas Carlyle to "My Dear Sir", July 9, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Sir, Here is your Brother's letter again..."
box-folder 1:28

Thomas Carlyle to "My Dear Sir", June 18, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Sir, I am very glad to hear of your progresses..."
box-folder 1:29

Thomas Carlyle to Mr. Maccall, October 15, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Maccall, This card inclosed will introduce you..."
box-folder 1:30

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir", November 11, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Dear Sir, On a candid..."
box-folder 1:31

Thomas Carlyle to [William B. Scott, British poet and painter], October 26, 1854

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have, with me thanks for your..."
box-folder 1:32

Thomas Carlyle to "My Dear Sir, [William B. Scott]", November 16, 1854

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Sir, This to certain I have committed an absurd mistake..."
box-folder 1:32

William B. Scott to Carlyle, Thomas, November 11, 1954

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Newcastle, "My Dear Sir, I am in receipt of your singular note on my little book of poems..."
box-folder 1:33

Thomas Carlyle to [James Waylen], February, 1855

Physical Description: ANS [initials]; 1p

Scope and Content Note

, "Mem. in regard to the Cromwell letter..."
box-folder 1:34

Thomas Carlyle to Edward Fitzgerald, August 6, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Fitzgerald, We have got your note. Thanks...."
box-folder 1:35

Thomas Carlyle to Maccall, William, September 15, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Addiscombe Farm, Croyden "Dear Maccall, If I could do anything for a meritorious man..."
box-folder 1:36

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], November 15, 1855

Physical Description: AQS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Que son..."
box-folder 1:37

Thomas Carlyle to Robert Browning, Esq., July 16, 1856

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp [2 leafs] with black bordered envelope front

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Dear Browning, I have not known till today..."
box-folder 1:38

Thomas Carlyle to [believed to be to London Library], October, 1857

Physical Description: ANS, pencil on 12mo slip; 1p

Scope and Content Note

, "Send me by the next dispatch..."
box-folder 1:39

Thomas Carlyle to Dear S-- Rice, October 30, 1857

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear S-- Rice, I was very sorry not to come on ..."
box-folder 1:40

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Faine", January 1, 1857

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Faine, May the worst of our years be past..."
box-folder 1:41

Thomas Carlyle to Mr. Tait, August 25, 1858

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Tait, If you can come to me tomorrow..."
box-folder 1:41

Mr. Tait to Mrs. Holmes White, March 12, 1881

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Queen Anne's Street, "Mr. Tait presents his compliments..."
box-folder 1:42

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir", August 12, 1858

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

The Gill and Annan, "Dear Sir, I return your Proofsheets after a little inspection..."
box-folder 143

Thomas Carlyle to [possibly to James A. Froude], May 2, [1858]

Physical Description: ALS [initials]; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[London], "Did I remember last night, in my great hurry..."
box-folder 1:44

Thomas Carlyle to Messrs. William & Norgate, foreign booksellers, October 1, 1858

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Please to procure for me..."
box-folder 1:45

Thomas Carlyle to "Sir", January 31, 1859

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Sir, I am very sorry to hear of your sad circumstances..."
box-folder 1:46

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], August 19, 1860

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Thurso Castle [Scotland], "There was a piper had a cow..."
box-folder 1:47

Thomas Carlyle to Frederick Chapman, Esq, Piccadilly, September 5, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Thurso Castle, Thurso, NB "My dear Sir, I got your letter..."
box-folder 1:48

Thomas Carlyle to [Charles Stanford], November 6, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, " Dear Charles, I am afraid you will have your difficulties..."
box-folder 1:49

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir", September 15, 1862

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I rec'd your two books. Thanks for your kindness..."
box-folder 1:50

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], March 19, 1864

Physical Description: AQS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "There was a piper had a cow..."
box-folder 2:51

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir", February 6, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am afraid..."
box-folder 2:52

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Cunningham", March 13, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Seaforth Lodge, Seaton, Devonshire "Dear Cunningham, How are you down hither..."
box-folder 2:53

Thomas Carlyle to J. M. Moir, Esq., October 16, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with black bordered envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I reflect that it is not proper to waste your time..."
box-folder 2:54

Thomas Carlyle to "To My Dear Lord Archbishop [Richard Chenevix Trench]", October 24, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "To My Dear Lord Archbishop, You kind little memento..."
box-folder 2:55

Thomas Carlyle to John Ruskin, February 14, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Ruskin, You vanished in a moment that Athenaeum night..."
box-folder 2:56

Thomas Carlyle to Mrs. Scott, Friday morning, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Mrs. Scott, I regret very much indeed that I have not..."
box-folder 2:57

Thomas Carlyle to Dugald Christie, Esq., September 27, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Christie, I go wholly with yr letter...."
box-folder 2:58

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir", November 6, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am very sensible..."
box-folder 2:59

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear [William] Sterling,", November 21, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp , black bordered paper

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Stirling, I am sorry to have missed sight of you..."
box-folder 2:60

Thomas Carlyle to Frederick Chapman, Esq., December 15, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Many weeks ago yr man got from me..."
box-folder 2:61

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear James", December 5, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear James, It is an absurd neglect not to have sent you..."
box-folder 2:62

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Boyle,", March 20, 1867

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp on black-edged stationery

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Boyle, Under guidence of the excellant Tweedie..."
box-folder 2:63

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", August 9, 1867

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp on black bordered paper

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, There is probably no one more..."
box-folder 2:64

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", August 24, 1868

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp on black bordered paper

Scope and Content Note

The Hill, Dumfries "Dear Sir, Beyond doubt you have..."
box-folder 2:65

Thomas Carlyle to John Ruskin, October 1, 1869

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with stamped envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Ruskin, We have been here..."
box-folder 2:66

Thomas Carlyle [Written by secretary, signed by T.C.] to "Sir,", March 29, 1871

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp on black bordered paper

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Sir, I am obliged for the honor you do me..."
box-folder 2:67

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], March 31, 1873

Physical Description: Autograph sentence, 1p, blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "In pencil alone, is it well possible. Trace in ink if you like!"
box-folder 2:68

Thomas Carlyle to G.L. Craik, Esq. [George Lillie Craik], [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Craik, We had gone out last night to hear the Scotch songs..."
box-folder 2:69

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Sir,", March 2, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Sir, It would give Mrs. Carlyle and me much pleasure..."
box-folder 2:70

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Craik,"[George Lillie Craik], [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Craik, Can you find in Harris's Cromwell..."
box-folder 2:71

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", [n.d.]

Physical Description: [EMPTY: letter located in 2:82]

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "My dear Miss Wilson, On my return to London, I had bloomed up into the..."
box-folder 2:72

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Austin,", Wednesday morning, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Mrs. Austin, We are not to be permitted..."
box-folder 2:73

Jane Carlyle to __, [n.d.]

Physical Description: [none]

Scope and Content Note

[none]
box-folder 2:74

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Templand, Thornhill, Dumfries "My dear Miss Wilson, A letter from me at this date ..."
box-folder 2:75

Thomas Carlyle to Federick Chapman, Esq., January 13, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p written in blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "The instant the Index to Vol IV is done..."
box-folder 2:76

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Proctor,"[Adelaide H. Proctor], [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Miss Proctor, I am so busy in these times as I never was before..."
box-folder 2:77

Thomas Carlyle to "Good dear Werner,", November 8, Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Bolton House, "Good dear Werner, I hope to get ..."
box-folder 2:78

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", December 17, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Dear Sir, Tho' Mrs. Carlyle, just recovering from a cold was clealy ..."
box-folder 2:79

Thomas Carlyle to John D. Sherwood, Esq., Monday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with stamped envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Dear Sir, If you can come down tomorrow..."
box-folder 2:80

Jane Carlyle to "Dear Mr. Hunt,"[William Holman Hunt], April 13, [1853]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Dear Mr. Hunt, Will you oblige me by letting Mr. Watson..."
box-folder 2:81

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Sir,"[Frederick Chapman], Monday, [1864]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Sir, I cannot learn ..."
box-folder 2:82

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "My dear Miss Wilson, On my return to London, I had bloomed up into the..."
box-folder 2:83

Jane Carlyle to "Dear Madam," [to Author of The Gladiator], Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Dear Madam, My husband's exceptious occupation..."
box-folder 2:84

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Miss Sewald,", Thursday night, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Miss Sewald, You absolutely must come to me..."
box-folder 2:85

Jane Carlyle to Mrs. Schwalie, Wednesday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Mrs. Schwalie, I have been hindered from going, as I..."
box-folder 2:86

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Miss Sewald,", Wednesday evening, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Miss Sewald, First of all let me compliment you..."
box-folder 2:87

Jane Carlyle to [unknown], [n.d.]

Physical Description: Note, unsigned; 2pp.

Scope and Content Note

[none], "I think it moun be for the climb o't..."
box-folder 2:87a

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "My dear Miss Wilson, By my partially for honey..."
box-folder 2:88

John A. Carlyle [brother] to "My dear Mr. Scot,", May 17, 1872

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Mr. Scot, I was sorry you saw so little of my brother..."
box-folder 2:89

Mr. Mill [John Stuart Mill] to Mr. Parker, November 11, 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

India House, "Mr. Mill presents his compliments to Mr. Parker and requests him to have the goodness to send copies of the Political Economy Essays to Thomas Carlyle, Esq..."
box-folder 2:90

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Sir,", June 7, 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Sir, ___ ___ shall be welcome..."
box-folder 2:91

Thomas Carlyle to M. Buloz, November 17, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Cheyne Row, Chelsea "Sir, In compliance with your polite request which naturally is ..."
box-folder 2:92

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", April 21, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, So far as I can see..."
box-folder 2:93

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Stephen,"[Sir James Fitzjames], June 3, 1870

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp written in blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Stephen, You have written me three of the most interesting..."
box-folder 2:94

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], [n.d.]

Physical Description: AQS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Simon Brodie had a cow..."
box-folder 2:95

Jane Carlyle to Mr. Colman, February, 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Mr. Colman, No! I would not alter you..."
box-folder 2:96

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", February 20, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I want you to take a copy of my Chartism..."
box-folder 2:97

Thomas Carlyle to John Childs, September 24, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea "My dear Sir, It is a most small favour you request of me..."
box-folder 2:098a

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", April 24, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I wrote to you today once already..."
box-folder 2:098b

Thomas Carlyle to John Childs, November 24, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Sir, Thanks for your new letter; one is always glad..."
box-folder 2:098c

Jane Carlyle to Miss Wilson, Tuesday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "My dear Miss Wilson, It is a long time since I had the pleasure of showing you a lion...''
box-folder 2:99

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", September 20, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Here is a note, with which if you present yourself to Ellis, the chief librarian..."
box-folder 2:100

Thomas Carlyle to "Mrs. Henning, Manchester [his sister], July 18, 1837

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, "My dear Jennie, According to promise I set about writing you a word of Scotch news..."
box-folder 2:101

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", October 7, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have been twice upon the ..."
box-folder 2:102

Thomas Carlyle to Sir J. Bernard Burke, April 18, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, "Dear Sir, I am very much obliged..."
box-folder 2:103

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", October 22, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with 'two sketches' on back

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, On Saturday evening, ..."
box-folder 2:104

Thomas Carlyle to Madam Venturi, November 26, 1867

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp on black bordered paper

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Madam Venturi, You ar very good to me..."
box-folder 2:105

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", March 30, Monday night, 1868

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Will you be so good as send me tomorrow..."
box-folder 2:106

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Sir,", Tuesday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Sir, Every fortnight; I suppose by your means, there comes to me... "
box-folder 2:107

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", January 23, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have got the old..."
box-folder 2:108

Thomas Carlyle to John Edmund Reade, Esq., November 27, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have received your two beautiful volumes..."
box-folder 2:109

Thomas Carlyle to Mr. Chapman's clerk, July 27, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1pp plus separate note by Henry Hudson

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "This man 'Henry Hudson' seems to be mad..." Hudson's note: "To the Haunted"
box-folder 2:110

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", March 17, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea "Dear Sir, I will as I am bound to do on demand... "
box-folder 3:111

George Scharf to Thomas Carlyle, March 10, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

National Portrait Gallery, Westminster "Dear Sir, Our small Dryden is only a stop-gap till we get a larger & more important picture. It..."
box-folder 3:111

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Christie,", March 12, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Christie, - I duly sent..."
box-folder 3:112

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", June 7, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, You are perfectly at liberty..."
box-folder 3:113

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wynn,", June 20, 1852

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wynn, I surely mean to go..."
box-folder 3:114

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Maurice," [Frederick D. Maurice], Wednesday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Maurice, We expected you nd Auckland last night:..."
box-folder 3:115

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Fitzgerald,", September 6, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Haddington, "Dear Fitzgerald, If you sent a note to Liverpool..."
box-folder 3:116

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", April 13, 1870

Physical Description: ALS; 1p written in blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, --I expected long before this to have seen..."
box-folder 3:117

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [O. Blewitt, Esq.], March 6, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, --Maccall hopes to visit upon you..."
box-folder 3:118

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [Mr. McKinnon, Stockingmaker, Harwick], November 25, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Enclosed is a draft for the money..."
box-folder 3:119

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", May 6, 1856

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea "Dear Sir, I hope you succeeded with Parker:..."
box-folder 3:120

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [C. Appleton, Esq., Oxford], November 23, 1869

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Your "No.2 of The Academy", and Rank's Pamphlet have duly arrived..."
box-folder 3:121

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [Henry Larkin, Esq.], Monday, [1857]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "Dear Sir, ---I have got the big Atlas..."
box-folder 3:122

Thomas Carlyle to Mr. Robson, December 15, Monday, 1869

Physical Description: ANS; 1p written in blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Yesterday, in my haste, I neglected to look at the Headings and such..."
box-folder 3:123

Thomas Carlyle to Rt. Hon W. E. Forster, M.P., March 30, 1875

Physical Description: ANS; 1p [This letter is MISSING]

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, [n/a]
box-folder 3:124

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], February 28, 1848

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "For the Night cometh"
box-folder 3:125

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Craik,", October 28, 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Craik, Can you do anything for me in regard to this?..."
box-folder 3:126

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", May 29, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Your Excerpts are precisly what..."
box-folder 3:127

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Christie,", February 10, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Christie, I will come if I possibly can,--..."
box-folder 3:128

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Sir,", [n.d.], 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear Sir, We shall be at home on Saturday evening..."
box-folder 3:129

Thomas Carlyle to "R. Waldo Emerson, Esq.", February 5, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, London, "Dear Emerson, Mr Alexander Hume a respectable Scottish man..."
box-folder 3:130

Thomas Carlyle to "My Dear Mrs. Buller,", February 25, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My Dear Mrs. Buller, I am very sorry you have been troubled..."
box-folder 3:131

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Fleming,", April 4, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Fleming, Thanks for your care about the books..."
box-folder 3:132

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lord Northbrook,", February 18, 1858

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Lord Northbrook, You are very kind..."
box-folder 3:133

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [Charles A. Ward, Mayfair], Sept. 14, 1867

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am sorry to say I can do nothing..."
box-folder 3:134

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mr. Erskine,", July 21, Wednesday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mr. Erskine, --I am off by..."
box-folder 3:135

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", May 13, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I do not well understand what your proposal is..."
box-folder 3:136

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", March 13, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, If you can send, to Mr. Craik..."
box-folder 3:137

Thomas Carlyle to "Gentlemen,", "March 29, Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Gentlemen, I herewith send you..."
box-folder 3:138

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Pro___,", May 19, 1857

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Ms. Pro___, I need not...
box-folder 3:139

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", November 6, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, The Book, I believe, is quite..."
box-folder 3:140

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Augusta," [Lady Augusta Stanley, Westminster], June 22, 1867

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Augusta, You are always very good to me..."
box-folder 3:141

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", January 19, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Your new Work, which you have very kindly sent me a copy of..."
box-folder 3:142

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", January 20, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Your letter, and still earlier the Book..."
box-folder 3:143

Thomas Carlyle to "Rev. Dr. Thorn", Liverpool, December 29, 1850

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dr. Thorn's earnest pamphlet, and extremely flattering note..."
box-folder 3:144

Thomas Carlyle to "Sir,", June 27, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Sir, You may believe me I am very sorry..."
box-folder 3:145

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Sir,", [n.d.], 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Sir, The Bearer, Mr. W. Muirhead, lately a bookseller and Stationer's shopmen in Dumfries..."
box-folder 3:146

Thomas Carlyle to "Received from...", October 18, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Received from Messr. Chapman and Hall..."
box-folder 3:147

Thomas Carlyle to [Unknown], [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "If you have any of Quizot's books about you..."
box-folder 3:148

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", February 12, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp (1 leaf folded)

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, Your note never got into my hands..."
box-folder 3:149

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", April 7, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, For your own sweet sake I regret..."
box-folder 3:150

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", April 17, [1841]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, There is not in the world an exception..."
box-folder 3:151

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", April 26, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, Your Pretty little note finds me here..."
box-folder 3:152

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", July 6, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan, N.B., "My dear Mrs. Stanley, After considerable voyaging and wayfaring for a week..."
box-folder 3:153

Thomas Carlyle to [Lady Stanley], July 13, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan, N.B., "Well, dear Mrs. Stanley, what was the final issue of the Poll?..."
box-folder 3:154

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", July 15, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, By the Examiner, which arrived last night, I find that our N. Cheshire Election..."
box-folder 3:155

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", March 7, Monday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, On Saturday afternoon and evening I was from home..."
box-folder 3:156

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", March 9, 1842

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Templand, Mernhill, Dumfries, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, The reason why I do not call for you again..."
box-folder 3:157

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", March 31, 1842

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Templand, Mernhill, Dumfries, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, Many thanks for writing to me; you are always very kind and good..."
box-folder 3:158

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", May 13, 1842

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, If you know any..."
box-folder 3:159

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", "[May] 9, Sunday, 1842

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, I will come, --tho'..."
box-folder 3:160

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", April 12, 1844

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, I grieve to say it is impossible!..."
box-folder 3:161

Thomas Carlyle to "Alas, dear Mrs. Stanley,", October 17, 1845

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Seaforth House, "Alas, dear Mrs. Stanley, I have to be home tomorrow night;..."
box-folder 3:162

Thomas Carlyle to "Alas, dear Mrs. Stanley,", April 22, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Alas, dear Mrs. Stanley, I grieve to say it is impossible!..."
box-folder 3:163

Thomas Carlyle to "O unreasonable Mrs. Stanley,", April 23, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "O unreasonable Mrs. Stanley! If you ask me in that way, of course..."
box-folder 3:164

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", June 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, Now as always, very good; and I..."
box-folder 3:165

Thomas Carlyle to "Lady Eddisburg,", March 19, 1850

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Alas, alas, dear Lady Eddisburg, we are engaged to Bath House for Saturday..."
box-folder 3:166

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", March 6, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, For the last four-and-twenty hours..."
box-folder 3:167

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", March 6, 1853

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I am so ill off at present, hold down by paltry..."
box-folder 3:168

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley," [The Lady Stanley of Alderlay], May 31, 1854

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, Do not be angry at me..."
box-folder 3:169

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", June 23, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I have just now dispatched the note..."
box-folder 3:170

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", June 30, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, Many thanks for the kind trouble you have taken..."
box-folder 3:171

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", July 4, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I cannot tell you how I am shocked..."
box-folder 3:172

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", July 5, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I considered..."
box-folder 3:173

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", October 29, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, My how old women out at New Cross..."
box-folder 3:174

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", February 7, 1856

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I need not..."
box-folder 3:175

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", March 9, 1858

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, You put me under great tempation..."
box-folder 3:176

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", March 10, 1859

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, Unfortunately, or perhaps fortunately..."
box-folder 3:177

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", September 15, 1859

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan, N.B., "Dear Lady Stanley, After a long spell of quiet rustication..."
box-folder 3:178

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", September 23, 1859

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

The Gill, Annan (for Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan) N.B., "Dear Lady Stanley, I am still housing in these parts..."
box-folder 3:179

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", September 27, 1859

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan, "Dear Lady Stanley, I am just about lifting anchor..."
box-folder 3:180

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", September 6, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Thurso Castle [Scotland], "Dear Lady Stanley, I am very greatly obliged by the kind..."
box-folder 3:181

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", January 13, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I was much obliged..."
box-folder 3:182

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", March 14, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, You are very tempting..."
box-folder 3:183

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", December 8, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, You are very kind to me..."
box-folder 3:184

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", July 16, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

The Gill, Annan, "Dear Lady Stanley, My wife, rather..."
box-folder 3:185

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", May 18, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, A thousand thanks for..."
box-folder 3:186

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", March 2, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, It will be, as always, a great pleasure..."
box-folder 3:187

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Stanley,", Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Stanley, I come always begging: sunbeams do not look upon icebergs for nothing!..."
box-folder 3:188

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Mrs. Stanley,", Monday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Mrs. Stanley, Certainly I will!..."
box-folder 3:189

E. Palmerston to "My dear Lady Stanley,", July 2, 1855

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "My dear Lady Stanley, I find ones..."
box-folder 3:190

Thomas Carlyle [In the hand of Mary Carlyle Aitken] to "Dear Lady Stanley,", February 22, 1871

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, For a long time I have been anxious..."
box-folder 3:191

Mary Carlyle Aitken to "Dear Lady Stanley,", May 26, 1871

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, It is very kind of you to think..."
box-folder 3:192

Thomas and Mrs. Carlyle to Henrietta Maria Stanley of Alderley, [n.d.]

Physical Description: [Empty blue, linen-backed envelope in which correspondence from the Carlyles had been contained]

Scope and Content Note

[n/a]
box-folder 3:193

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Be patient, silent, obediant, repentant, -- all will come well yet..."
box-folder 3:194

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Lady Stanley,", June 27, 1856

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Lady Stanley, I am very sorry indeed..."
box-folder 3:195

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Gilchrist,", [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Mrs. Gilchrist, It will be a satisfaction, and relief..."
box-folder 3:196

[Thomas Carlyle] to "Dear Caroline,", January 9, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Caroline,"Thanks for your excellant news..."
box-folder 3:197

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Caroline,", January 5, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Caroline, Your bulletin of yesterday gave us a great alarm..."
box-folder 3:198

Jane Carlyle [Copy of letter by Stirling] to "My Dear Friend,", [1834]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "My Dear Friend, Your letter of yesterday..."
box-folder 3:199

[Thomas Carlyle] [Copy of letter in Stirling's hand] to John Stirling, [December 17], [1842]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "This man Berran is evidently a hopeful person..."
box-folder 3:200

Michael Verian to Madam," [Mrs. C Fox, Falmouth], July 9, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Callington, "Madam, This day I has been informed that you do expect..."
box-folder 4:201

Thomas Carlyle to T. Woolner, Esq., May 2, 1867

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Woolner, John Foriter has seen..."
box-folder 4:202

Thomas Carlyle to [unknown], Monday (21/2 p.m.), [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "much disappointed..."
box-folder 4:203

Thomas Carlyle to [Frederick Chapman], [June ], [1869]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Very good both of them..."
box-folder 4:204

Thomas Carlyle to "Maurice" [F.D. Maurice], July 11, 1846

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Maurice, I am extremely unable for dinner at present..."
box-folder 4:205

John Sterling to Thomas Carlyle, March 10, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Clifton, Chelsea, "I do not know whether you..."
box-folder 4:206

Thomas Carlyle to Dear Sir," [Mr. Rannell, Printer, Regent's Street], June 8, 1848

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, The Bearer of this is Mr. Espinasse, a friend of mine, and known..."
box-folder 4:207

Thomas Carlyle to Jean [To his sister Mrs. Aitken], March 11, 1869

Physical Description: copy; 7pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Jean, Mary, I find, has inserted for you a small letter..."
box-folder 4:208

Thomas Carlyle to Frederick Chapman, Esq., April 11, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have received your Cheque..."
box-folder 4:209

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", May 3, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, You are very helpful and obliging..."
box-folder 4:210

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Fitzgerald,", Decemeber 30, 1845

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Fitzgerald, Your letter came to me in Hampshire..."
box-folder 4:211

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Miss Wilson, My wife, ill of cold,..."
box-folder 4:212

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", Friday evening, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, We shall certainly be with you..."
box-folder 4:213

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Miss Wilson, Half an hour ago I assigned to the Post-Office..."
box-folder 4:214

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", April 3, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, I have again some thoughts of inflicting a course..."
box-folder 4:215

Thomas Carlyle to "Alas, dear Miss Wilson,", Saturday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Alas, dear Miss Wilson, on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, I embark..."
box-folder 4:216

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, This evening at half past eight or nine..."
box-folder 4:217

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", Tuesday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, You are very good to let me have my own crabbed way!..."
box-folder 4:218

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", Saturday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Miss Wilson, I have got a miserable cold, which keeps me..."
box-folder 4:219

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", December 9, 1842

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, You are very kind to me, very tolerant..."
box-folder 4:220

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", March 9, 1842

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Templand, Dumphries, "Dear Miss Wilson, Instead of our meeting at Chelsea..."
box-folder 4:221

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", March 10, 1841

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, I am off to the Isle of Wight..."
box-folder 4:222

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", December 4, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, The Fares of the Special Jury is absolutely threatening..."
box-folder 4:223

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", May 1, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, I am a little better..."
box-folder 4:224

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Wilson,", April 10, Friday morning, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Wilson, You are always very good to me..."
box-folder 4:225

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", January 15, 1837

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Miss Wilson, Mrs. Carlyle was to have written to you yesterday..."
box-folder 4:226

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", October 8, 1836

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "My dear Miss Wilson, There is no..."
box-folder 4:227

Thomas Carlyle to "My dear Miss Wilson,", September 13, 1836

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, London, "My dear Miss Wilson, You are very good to think of me..."
box-folder 4:228

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Craik," [George Lillie Craik], December 22, 1843

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Craik, Can you out of your Beaton..."
box-folder 4:229

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Craik," [George Lillie Craik], January 20, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope and engraved calling card

Scope and Content Note

Bay House, Alverstoke, "Dear Craik, There is a young lady Anne..."
box-folder 4:230

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Craik," [George Lillie Craik], August 1, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Craik, About 3 hours before your note..."
box-folder 4:231

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Miss Craik,", June 29, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Miss Craik, With a sad and solemn..."
box-folder 4:232

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", November 6, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am very sensible of the honour you do me..."
box-folder 4:233

Thomas Carlyle to "Marquis d'Argens [HOLOGRAPH COPY of letter to Marquis d'Argens, 1759], [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p, and includes scrap of paper with engraved initial "H"

Scope and Content Note

[none]
box-folder 4:234

Thomas Carlyle to "Sir," [Committee of the London Library], April 10, 1840

Physical Description: Printed copy of letter, 1p

Scope and Content Note

Pall Mall East [London], "Sir, My request of the above Committee, we..."
box-folder 4:235

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Sir," [G. Craik, Esq.], Friday evening [October 3 on envelope], 1845

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

[none], "My dear Sir, I believe we are to dine at the same place tomorrow..."
box-folder 4:236

Jane Carlyle to "Dear Mr. Craik,", [December 3], 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Mr. Craik, Do just come here please!..."
box-folder 4:237

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Mary," [Craik], Saturday [July 19 on envelope], 1856

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "My dear Mary, Mr. C. bids me to say..."
box-folder 4:238

Jane Carlyle to "Dear, kind man!" [George Lillie Craik], December 20, 1856

Physical Description: ALS; 8pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row Chelsea, "Dear, kind man! Nature would have had me answer your letter by return of Post..."
box-folder 4:239

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Georgina," [Miss G. Craik], February 12, 1859

Physical Description: ALS; 8pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear Georgina, The only thing I have to say for myself is..."
box-folder 4:240

Jane Carlyle to "My dear young Women," [Miss Craik], June 18, 1860

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp wtih envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear young Women, I laid the addresss carefully in my pocketbook..."
box-folder 4:241

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Georgina," [Georgiana Craik], October 20, [1862]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "My dear Georgiana, What a brute you must be thinking me, that I should have been all this time without thanking you..."
box-folder 4:242

Jane Carlyle to "My dear long ago friend," [George Lillie Craik], Thursday [July 9 on envelope], 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

117 M____, Thursday [?}, "My dear long ago friend, I have been wishing and meaning to write to you every day..."
box-folder 4:243

Jane Carlyle to "My dear, good, kind, patient Mary," [Mary Craik], Saturday [July 18 on envelope], 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

The Gill, "My dear, good, kind, patient Mary, I should have been more unhappy at leaving you if I had not renounced all idea of Scotland..."
box-folder 4:244

Jane Carlyle to "Dearest Mary," [Mary Craik], Friday [July 22 on envelope], 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 3 pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

The Gill, "Dearest Mary, I am totally....I am nearly mad with suffering..."
box-folder 4:245

Jane Carlyle to "My dear little Mary," [Mary Craik], Thursday [August 4 on envelope], 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Holme Hill, Thornhill, "My dear little Mary, I cannot make a 'suitable return'..."
box-folder 4:246

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Mary," [Mary Craik], September 17, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Holm Hill, Thornhill, "My dear Mary, I did not remember that I had promised to write again, without being written to..."
box-folder 4:247

Jane Carlyle to "Oh, little Woman, Little Woman! " [Mary Craik], November 28, 1864

Physical Description: ALS; 12pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Oh, little Woman, Little Woman! How could you have the face to tell me that you are not much of a letter-writer...."
box-folder 4:248

Jane Carlyle to "Look here dear Mr. Craik," [Professor Craik], [February 22 on envelope], 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Look here dear Mr. Craik, I am going to write you a letter, without thinking how brief or how stupid it must be..."
box-folder 4:249

Jane Carlyle to "My dear little Mary," [Mary Craik], April [April 25 on envelope], 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 8pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "My dear little Mary, This is too absurd! I am constantly getting a box on the ear of my conscience on your account!..."
box-folder 4:250

Jane Carlyle to "My dear, ever dear friend," [George Lillie Craik], March 4, [1866]

Physical Description: ALS; 6pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear, ever dear friend Mary has transmitted your message, which moved me to the very bottom of my heart!..."
box-folder 4:251

Jane Carlyle to "My poor little darling," [Mary Carik], [March 4 on envelope], [1866]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "My poor little darling, Oh! don't I too wish I had my arms about you!..."
box-folder 4:252

Jane Carlyle to "Dear Little Woman," [Mary Craik], March 26, [1866]

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Dear little Woman, I have not been able to get out to Mr. Carik for news of you..."
box-folder 4:253

Jane Carlyle to "Nice good little Woman!" [Mary Craik], Thursday [April 7 on envelope], [1866]

Physical Description: ALS; 8pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "Nice good little Woman! I have no time and very little composure; the hub-bub..."
box-folder 4:254

Jane Carlyle to "Oh my little Woman," [Mary Craik], November 28, [1865]

Physical Description: ALS; 12pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "Oh my little Woman, my little Woman! Were it another than you I shouldn't..."
box-folder 4:255

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Sir," [Charles S. Duffy, Dublin], September 14, [1845]

Physical Description: ALS; 4 pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear Sir, Thank you - emphatically for the beautiful little volume..."
box-folder 4:256

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Mr. Craik," [Professor Craik], Wednesday [January 24 on envelope], [1866]

Physical Description: ALS; 4 pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, "My dear Mr. Craik, You note looks in a hurry; so I answer in a hurry; with my Brougham at the door..."
box-folder 4:257

Jane Carlyle to "Oh my Dear!" [Mrs. G. Craik], Wednesday, [1856]

Physical Description: ALS; 4 pp

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "Oh my Dear! I too am very very sorry! but let us hope it will be all right in the end..."
box-folder 4:258

Jane Carlyle to "Dear Mr. Craik," [Professor Craik], Tuesday [May 6 on envelope], 1857]

Physical Description: ALS; 8 pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "Dear Mr. Craik, I should think so! When, in the memory of man, was I ever well?..."
box-folder 4:259

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Madam,", November 12, 1868

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Madam, Yr quite sad..."
box-folder 4:260

Thomas Carlyle to Lord Marquis of ___, Saturday noon, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "To the Lord Marquis of..."
box-folder 4:261

Thomas Carlyle to Allingham Esq., October 18, 1871

Physical Description: ANS; 1p with lock of hair

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Cut 18 October 1871. T. Carlyle"
box-folder 4:262

Thomas Carlyle to J.H. Stirling, Esq., April 18, 1866

Physical Description: Autograph Envelope only

Scope and Content Note

[none] Addressed to: "J.H. Stirling, Esq., 2 Stuart Street, Piershill, Edinburgh"
box-folder 4:263

Thomas Carlyle to Captain Jones Skelton, September 13, 1846

Physical Description: Autograph Envelope only

Scope and Content Note

[none] Addressed to: "Captain Jones Skelton, 9. Beaumont Street, Weymouth Street"
box-folder 4:264

Thomas Carlyle to Lushington, Esq., Vernon, February 25, 1857

Physical Description: Autograph Envelope only

Scope and Content Note

[npne] Addressed to: "Vernon Lusington, Esq., Doctor Commons"
box-folder 4:265

Thomas Carlyle to Rev. Dr. Burton, [n.d.]

Physical Description: Autograph mailing label mounted to paper

Scope and Content Note

[none] Addressed to: "Rev. Dr. Burton, 22 York Street West, York Square, Commercial Road"
box-folder 4:266

Jane Carlyle to [unknown], [n.d.], 1865

Physical Description: Autograph; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Yours truly, Jane Carlyle"
box-folder 4:267

Thomas Carlyle to Frank Faxton Esq., May 29, 1862

Physical Description: Autograph; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[none] Addressed to: "Frank Faxton, Esq. Rhayader, N. Wales"
box-folder 4:268

Thomas Carlyle to E. Chapman, Esq., [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1 p

Scope and Content Note

[none], " have his way? -- A wind, bleak, as soon as you can. Yours very truly, T. Carlyle"
box-folder 4:269

Thomas Carlyle to William Taleack, Esq., September 23, 1867

Physical Description: ANS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Ecclefechan, "--For the Night cometh--"
box-folder 4:270

Thomas Carlyle to "Sir," [W.A. Paterson], August 18, 1865

Physical Description: ALS; 1p mounted on board

Scope and Content Note

Linlathen, Dundee, Scotland, "Sir, I am sorry to disappoint..."
box-folder 4:271

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Mrs. Wedgwood,", April 4, 1845

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Mrs. Wedgewood, I will by no means give up the hope of what you propose..."
box-folder 4:272

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", December 21, 1854

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I was aware of the 'I', but could not mend it..."
box-folder 4:273

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", October 13, 1861

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I know nothing of Mr. Morison..."
box-folder 4:274

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Espinasse,", August 15, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Espinasse, Was there never any report of your four other lectures?..."
box-folder 4:275

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [Rich'd Randolph, Esq.], October 13, 1869

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I have duly rec'd 2nd letter, but then came no book..."
box-folder 4:276

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir," [B. Dockray, Esq.], August 5, 1854

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, This morning the recent part of your Egeria has reached..."
box-folder 4:277

Jane Carlyle to "My dear Sir,", Friday, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp written in blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

5 Cheyne Row, "My dear Sir, Mr. Carlyle wants very much to have a consultation with you..."
box-folder 4:278

Charles Sumner to "Dear Mr. Carlyle,", July 17,1841

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Boston, "Dear Mr. Carlyle, The bearer of this note is Mr. Heath of Virginia..."
box-folder 4:279

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", May 26, 1840

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp and separate Illustration

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am generally at home, working in some way, till two o'clock..."
box-folder 4:280

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Ruskin,", December 30, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Ruskin, You never 'sent' the Ethics book 'with the Inscript': - doubt..."
box-folder 4:281

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Madam,", [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p with small magazine illistration of Carlyle

Scope and Content Note

[none], "Dear Madam, -- If I am too late, forgive me. It was not neglect..."
box-folder 4:282

Thomas Carlyle to [Mr. Cundall], [n.d.]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p - 8 words in blue pencil

Scope and Content Note

[none], "All right - Return my photo'h, please with't delay T.C."
box-folder 4:283

Thomas Carlyle to Elliot and Fry (photographers), April 25, 1868

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Forgotten..."
box-folder 4:284

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", January 25, 1848

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, --I have been in the Country; I only returned yesterday. Mr. Stirling's Book had arrived here..."
box-folder 4:285

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", February 10, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Bay House, Alvenstock, "Dear Sir, Men can be no doubt but the..."
box-folder 4:286

Thomas Carlyle to "To The Lady Harriet Baring...", [none]

Physical Description: ANS; 1p with engraved illustration

Scope and Content Note

[none], "To The Lady Harriet Baring..."
box-folder 4:287

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Ruskin,", March 9, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Ruskin, I did not know yesterday till your servant was gone..."
box-folder 5:288

Thomas Carlyle to "Jeannie, ", Dec. 25, 1853

Physical Description: AEnvS; 1 envelope

Scope and Content Note

The Grange, "To my dear little Jeannie with ever my affection - T. Carlyle"
box-folder 5:289

A.R.D.[?] to [unknown], April 22, 1866

Physical Description: AL; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "In the letter to my Father written the day after ..."
box-folder 5:290

Henry Sherus to Ann Clayton, July 31, 1733

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Hampton Court, "Dear, I am going this afternoon ..."
box-folder 5:291

Thomas Carlyle to Rev. R. W. Landis, June 9, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp + 1 envelope

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, Your letter concerning the Book on Oliver Cromwell..."
box-folder 5:292

Thomas Carlyle to To Her Memory and all whom it may concern, Sept.25, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Scotsbrig, Scotland, "These are to certify that Jane Carlyle, my wife..."
box-folder 5:293

Thomas Carlyle to Jane Welsh Carlyle, July 14, 1847

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "For flies __ the year, To my bonnie little dear. T.C."
box-folder 5:294

Thomas Carlyle to Robertson, January 23, 1849

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "I also rather like the little revolutionist ..."
box-folder 5:295

Eliza Fox to Herbert Taylor Esq., August 22, 1850

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Bedford, "My dear Mr. Taylor, We have an impression ..."
box-folder 5:296

Thomas Carlyle to Mrs. Carlyle, March, 10, 1850

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "A frugal luncheon for the last..."
box-folder 5:297

Dear Sir,Thomas Carlyle to __, July 30, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 2pp original + 2pp copy of original

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, It was a great satisfaction to me, to receive your letter..."
box-folder 5:298

Dear Mr. Bodr to Thomas Carlyle, April 22, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 4pp

Scope and Content Note

Dumfries, "Dear Mr. Bodr, This has even to me, last night, the saddest of all earthly..."
box-folder 5:299

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", June 21, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, The lapidary people under took, to me ..."
box-folder 5:300

Thomas Carlyle to "Dear Sir,", July 2, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 3pp

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, I am thankful to have ..."
box-folder 5:301

Thomas Carlyle to Mr. Douglas, September 6, 1870

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Dumfries, "My dear Mr. Douglas, I return your Lithglow ..."
box-folder 5:302

Kath Barland to Dr. Bartley, July 16, 1873

Physical Description: ALS; 8pp + 1 envelope

Scope and Content Note

Weir Hill Place, "My Dear Dr. Bartley, Had Miss Colnetts been with you..."
box-folder 5:303

Lura du Maureen to Madame von Hügel, March 31, 1881

Physical Description: ALS; 1p + envelope

Scope and Content Note

Hampstead Heath, "Dear Madame von Hügel, I am very much..."
box-folder 5:304

James Fitzgibbon to Thomas Carlyle, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "Dear Mr. Carlyle, Your note of yesterday morning..."
box-folder 5:305

Frank Orme to Miss Buckingham, November 20, 1882[?]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p with autograph taped to top

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "Dear Miss Buckingham, I enclose __ an original autograph of Tom Carlyle's..."
box-folder 5:306

Elizabeth Barrett Browning to __, February 16, 1851

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "If at Florence you know the poet Browning..."
box-folder 5:307

Thomas Carlyle to Henry Reeve, April 10, 1845

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "I wish I were going with you to Great Hampden..."
box-folder 5:308

Thomas Carlyle to __, [n.d.]

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Dumphries, "I want Gen' MacKenzie's Pamphlet
box-folder 5:309

Thomas Carlyle to Rt. Hom W. E. Forester, M.P., March 30, 1875

Physical Description: ALS; 1p

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Mrs. Franklin, widowed sister of our good ..."
box-folder 5:310

Thomas Carlyle to ___, July, 1866

Physical Description: ALS; 1p + locket of hair

Scope and Content Note

[n/a], "An early 'friend's' hair [with inscription(sp?)] by my Jane, July 1866, T.C." Locket of hair with inscription from Jane Carlyle on back.
box-folder 5:345

Thomas Carlyle to Mr. Dods; L; 3pp, April 22, 1866

Scope and Content Note

Dumfries, "Dear Mr. Dods, These has come to me, last night..."
box-folder 5:346

Dear Sir to Thomas Carlyle; L; 4pp, December 18, 1869

Scope and Content Note

Chelsea, "Dear Sir, There is something very wonderful..."
box-folder 5:347

Office of the Register of Copyrights to John Lane Company; DOC; 2pp, March 22, 1909

Scope and Content Note

Copyright registration for v.1, 2 of "The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh. Edited by Alexander Carlyle"
Box 5

Manuscripts & Fragments, 1795-1881

Physical Description: 36 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a manuscript Historical Sketches in parts [incomplete]; miscellaneous manuscript fragments, and corrected galleys.
box-folder 5:311

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 37pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Introductory, pgs. 1-5 Historical Sketches - "..., this unfortunate Dynasty of Stuarts"
box-folder 5:312

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 13pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.1:01 Historical Sketches - James at Hinchinbrook
box-folder 5:313

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 28pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.1:03 Historical Sketches - pages 30-47, Hampton Court Conference; pages 48-51, Effects of Court Doings; etc.
box-folder 5:314

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 4pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.1:11 Historical Sketches - Death of Prince Henry; Marriage of Elizabeth
box-folder 5:315

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 58pp holograh manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.1:13-22 Historical Sketches - Shakespeare's death
box-folder 5:316

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 2pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.1:23 Historical Sketches - John Gibb
box-folder 5:317

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 33pp w/holograph corrections, marked incomplete, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:01-08 Historical Sketches - Charles I
box-folder 5:318

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 4pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:09 Historical Sketches - Charles I - Nicholas Fevrar, Little Gidding
box-folder 5:319

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 5pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:10-11 Historical Sketches - Attorney General Noy; Dr. Leighton
box-folder 5:320

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 8pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:12 Historical Sketches - Charles I, A Scotch Coronation
box-folder 5:321

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 3pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:13 Historical Sketches - Charles I - Englishmen & women in the Time of Puritanism
box-folder 5:322

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 4pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:14 Historical Sketches - Bostwick, Burton & Prynne
box-folder 5:323

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 4pp holograph manuscript, February 1842

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:15 Historical Sketches - Charles I - Laud's Life by Heylin
box-folder 5:324

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 6pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:17 Historical Sketches - The Colechester Prophets
box-folder 5:325

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 1p holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:19 Historical Sketches - Patience and Hope
box-folder 5:326

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 2pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:20 Historical Sketches - Jenny Geddes
box-folder 5:327

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 12pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:21 Historical Sketches - Discovery of the Thurloe Papers - Tradition
box-folder 5:328

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 8pp, plus 5pp holograph manuscript, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

Pt.2:24-27 Historical Sketches - The Scots at Dunse Law; Burning of Scottish Declaration; A Scotch Army enters England
box-folder 5:329

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 1p w/ holograph corrections and printed explanation, [ca. 1840-1845]

Scope and Content Note

"... works, all the Indian meal so purchaseable was found to have a bitter fruity taste in it; ..." - Manuscript fragment
box-folder 5:330

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 2pp, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

Thirty-five unpublished letters of Oliver Cromwell communicated by Thomas Carlyle
box-folder 5:331

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 2pp, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"In Committee Lists: Sandys is the better spelling..."
box-folder 5:332

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 2pp, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"Lists of the Eastern Association Committee as taken from Husband's Second Collection..."
box-folder 5:333

Thomas Carlyle to Jane Baille Welsh; AM; 2 sheets, April 1824

Scope and Content Note

"To my dearest Jane Baille Welsh"; "England with all thy faults I love thee still..."
box-folder 5:334

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 6pp holograph manuscript plus 13pp typed transcript, ca. 1832

Scope and Content Note

"Kristie Click" - unpublished article
box-folder 5:335

Thomas Carlyle; AM; 1p, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"If hen-stealing prevail to a plainly unendurable extent..."
box-folder 5:336

Thomas Carlyle; AMS; 1p, March 4, 1874

Scope and Content Note

"...My first short clothes were of..."
box-folder 5:337

Thomas Carlyle; AMS; 2pp fragment, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"Frederick the Great" - "Out of Walpole and the other..." - fragment with some corrections
box-folder 5:338

Thomas Carlyle; Mss galley; 1p w/ holograph, folded and addressed to Conway, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"Frederick the Great" - Revised proof sheet galley
box-folder 5:339

Thomas Carlyle to M. D. Conway, Esq.; Mss galley; 1p split, w/ holograph corrections, folded and addressed to Constable, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"Frederick the Great" - Proof sheet galley
box-folder 5:340

Thomas Constable to Thomas Carlyle; AMS 2pp, April 14, 1866

Scope and Content Note

"Inaugural Address as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University" page of proof corrected in pencil and addressed to publisher, Constable
box-folder 5:341

Jean Baille Welsh Carlyle; AMS; 3pp memorial, one written on black edged paper, 1862

Scope and Content Note

"Jean Baillie Welsh now Carlyle, 9 Chelsea, London far from the graves of her loved ones has had this Memorial inscribed A.D. 1862"
box-folder 5:342

[Poem by] Thomas Carlyle to Jane Welsh; TL; 1p [typed], photostat & transcription, Sept. 19, 1825

Scope and Content Note

"To Jane B. Welsh - So fare thee well, but not forever, My Best, my loved, my only Jane..."
box-folder 5:343

Walt Whiteman; DOC; 1p offprint, [ca. 1880-1889]

Scope and Content Note

"The Dead Carlyle" by Walt Whitman
box-folder 5:344

MS; 1p, [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

"Espaznae (Marchel de Saxe)...", manuscript fragment
Box 8-10

Images of Carlyle, 1845-1898

Physical Description: 70 images

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a mixture of photographs, drawings, graphic images, paintings and framed images of Carlyle and his wife.
box-folder 8-9

Photographs - 33 items, mainly of Carlyle, 1848-1881, undated

box-folder 9-10

Graphic images - 27 photoengravings, lithographs, woodcuts, sketches, magazine images, 1845-1898, undated

box-folder 9

Paintings, 2 unframed 1862, undated

 

Framed - 7 items, 1860-1892, undated

Box 6-7

Realia, 1848, 1965-1970,

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a silver box containing an arm bone fragment and a tooth as well as leather storage boxes made by the donors to hold their correspondence collections.
box-folder 7

Silver box with arm bone and tooth mounted under glass and accompanying notes mounted in lid, February 18, 1848

Scope and Content Note

1st note "Arm bone from Naseby Battlefield about sent me in Sept 1842 by E. Fitzgerald now presented to John Child of Bungay. T. Carlyle 5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea 18 Feb, 1848"
2nd note "Jaw-tooth dug from a burial mound (near Cloisterwell) in Naseby Battlefield on the 23rd Sept 1842, by E. Fitzgerald and sent to me soon afterwards. Now given by me to J. Childs of Bungay. T. Carlyle Chelsea, 18 Feb, 1847"
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Custom bound leather storage boxes, portfolio from Strouse and Houghton collections of Carlyle letters. 1965-1970

Note

Letters were removed, foldered and stored in document boxes.