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Finding Aid for the Booksellers' Correspondence and Letters Written by Women, ca. 1710-1931
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Booksellers' Correspondence ca. 1710-1854

Scope and Content Note

Comprised of letters and some printed materials, the booksellers' correspondence includes letters from book collectors, the publishing firm Nichols & Co, scholars, authors (including James Ford, William Preston, Joao Lineu Jordao), political figures (probably the Duke of Dorset and Charles Morice Pole), as well as a note perhaps (per dealer) by W. Godwin, and the address portion of a letter to �Samuel Richardson, Printer.�
Box 1, Folder 1

Item 1  Letter from Frances Mary Richardson Currer, Eshton Hall to "Sir" [after 1810] April 5

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 1

Item 2  Letter from Frances Mary Richardson Currer, Eshton Hall to "Sir" [no year] August

Scope and Content Note

Requests book and a book for bills for Mr. Wilson
Box 1, Folder 1

Item 3  Letter from Frances Mary Richardson Currer, Esthon Hall to "Sir" 1817 December 9

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 2

Item 1  Printed advertisement for Thomas Dudley's The Bronzist addressed to the Duke of Bedford undated

Scope and Content Note

Include handwritten note concerning subscription
Box 1, Folder 2

Item 2  Printed advertisement for Thomas Dudley's The Bronzist addressed to the Marquis of Stafford undated

Scope and Content Note

Include handwritten note concerning subscription
Box 1, Folder 2

Item 3  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to Thomas Dudley 1828 August 26

Scope and Content Note

Concerning Dudley's Tocsin, etc.
Box 1, Folder 2

Item 4  Letter from Mary Anne Thorold, Syston Park to Thomas Dudley 1833 August

Scope and Content Note

Sends cheque and "Introduction to [Dudley's] intended work"
Box 1, Folder 3

Item 1  Letter from Davenport[?] to Messrs. Carpenter 1803 June 25

Scope and Content Note

Requests copies of The Light Horse Drill
Box 1, Folder 3

Item 2  Letter from Mr. Wallace to Mr. Carpenter 1803 July 5

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 3

Item 3  Letter from Charlotte Matthew to Messrs. Carpenter 1802 February

Scope and Content Note

Regards her novel Introspection; letter damaged
Box 1, Folder 3

Item 4  Letter from Charlotte Matthew to James Carpenter 1801

Scope and Content Note

Regards her novel Introspection and a book request; letter damaged
Box 1, Folder 3

Item 5  Letter from Charlotte Matthew to James Carpenter 1802 February 9

Scope and Content Note

Regards her novel Introspection; letter damaged
Box 1, Folder 4

Item 1  Address portion of letter addressed to Samuel Richardson ca. 1750

Scope and Content Note

"To Mr. Samuel Richardson, Printer, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London"
Box 1, Folder 4

Item 2  Note from J. Thompson to Mr. Little undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding lost book
Box 1, Folder 4

Item 3  Manuscript fragment reading "Sir Godfrey Kneller's Catalogue, 1726" undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Item 4  Note regarding entering 2 books of John Wilmot, Esq. at Stationers' Hall undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Item 5  Note from "Mr. D" with refusal to buy "Welsh bardic papers" undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Item 1  Letter from Henry White, Cathedral Close, Lichfield to "My good Man" 1820 September 30

Box 1, Folder 5

Item 2  Letter from Henry White, Cathedral Close, Lichfield to "My good Man" 1828 February 7

Scope and Content Note

Requesting and returning printed materials
Box 1, Folder 6

Item 1  Letter from John Pulteney, Newtown Park, Lymington to "Sirs" [no year] Nov. 11

Box 1, Folder 6

Item 2  Letter from John Pulteney, Newtown Park, Lymington to "Sirs" undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains list of items sent and requested with instructions regarding binding
Box 1, Folder 7

Item 1  Letter from J[?].W. to "Clericus, care of Mr. Ballantyne, 19 Bedford Street" 1829 October 29

Scope and Content Note

Offers sale of book collection
Box 1, Folder 7

Item 2  Letter from J[?].W. to "Clericus, care of Mr. Ballantyne, 19 Bedford Street" 1829 November 1

Scope and Content Note

Regarding sale of book collection
Box 1, Folder 8

Item 1  Letter from G. Williams, Oxford to "Sir" 1817 June 25

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 8

Item 2  Letter from G. Williams, Oxford to "Sir" 1817 July 11

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions and errors
Box 1, Folder 8

Item 3  Letter from G. Williams, Oxford to "Sir" 1817 November 4

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 9

Item 1  Letter from "LC" to "Sir" undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains printing instructions; fragment of letter on other side concerns "Seaforth"
Box 1, Folder 9

Item 2  Letter from "LC" to "the Foreman" undated

Scope and Content Note

Concerning parcel left at Kings Langley, printing
Box 1, Folder 9

Item 3  Letter from "LC" to Mr. Severn undated

Scope and Content Note

Concerns printing, instructions to forward enclosed to Messrs. Longman and other material to self at Watford
Box 1, Folder 9

Item 4  Letter from "LC" to "Sir," fragment to "Hon. Madam" undated

Scope and Content Note

Concerns printing; instructions to forward materials to Messrs. Longman, to Watford instead of Hunton Bridge
Box 1, Folder 9

Item 5  Letter from "LC" to "Sir" undated

Scope and Content Note

Requests printing corrections; draft of letter to "Madam" on back
Box 1, Folder 10

Item 1  Letter from [----]? Clarke, Windsor to Mr. Paxton[?] [1801] January 7

Scope and Content Note

Requests materials be sent to self at Windsor Castle and Frogmore House
Box 1, Folder 10

Item 2  Letter from Thomas H[-------]?, Norwich to Mr. Wingrave, opposite Catherine Street, Strand 1797 February 5

Scope and Content Note

Requests poetical pamphlets, Burke's third letter, and books be sent to him at Norwich close
Box 1, Folder 10

Item 3  Letter from John Chamberlaine to George Chalmers, Esq. 1797 May 18

Scope and Content Note

Sends the tenth number of his Portraits from Holbein
Box 1, Folder 10

Item 4  Letter from T[?].W. Baker, Blandford, Dorset to "Gentlemen" 1801 September 6

Scope and Content Note

Requests books from catalogue
Box 1, Folder 10

Item 5  Letter probably from D.W. to William Upcott 1819

Scope and Content Note

Concerning lost key
Box 1, Folder 11

Item 1  Letter probably from Thomas John Graham, Croydon to "Sir" 1823 September 16

Scope and Content Note

"I shall be obliged if you will insert the following among the list of New Publications in your valuable magazine for next month."
Box 1, Folder 11

Item 2  Note probably from Thomas John Graham, to S. Wilkin, Haymarket undated

Scope and Content Note

"Let the bearer...[?]…have a duodecimo Copy of the Peculiarities 'with the Authors kind regards'"
Box 1, Folder 12

Item 1  Letter from Thomas Cotterill, Sheffield to "Sir" 1821 February

Scope and Content Note

Requests Hymn-Books to be sent; Mr. Wilson is disappointed with delay
Box 1, Folder 12

Item 2  Letter from Thomas Cotterill, Sheffield to "Sir" 1821 September 19

Scope and Content Note

Requests Hymn Books, "Books of Prayers," paper be sent to him
Box 1, Folder 13

Item 1  Letter probably from James Crossley, Manchester to "Sir" 1828 January 2

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 13

Item 2  Letter probably from James Crossley, Manchester to "Sir" 1828 December

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 14

Item 1  Printed advertisement for books printed and sold by Arthur Collins, Fleet Street ca. 1710

Box 1, Folder 14

Item 2  Printed advertisement for Horae Phrenologicae by John Epps (sold by Simpkin & Marshall) ca. 1829

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes on back
Box 1, Folder 14

Item 3  Printed advertisement concerning sale of stock of William Reynolds, Eldon Street 1847

Scope and Content Note

Contains handwritten notes
Box 1, Folder 14

Item 4  Printed prospectus of Corpus Bibliographicum Anglicanum [after 1776]

Scope and Content Note

Contains handwritten note with "A Project of … [?]…Rich Poole. When at Cambridge"
Box 1, Folder 14

Item 5  Printed prospectus for Letters Critical, Philological, and Literary, from Eminent Scholars of the Eighteenth Century, to the Rev. Jonathan Toup, A.M….with Biographical and Historical Illustrations, by Edward Richard Poole, B.A. 1828

Box 1, Folder 15

Item 1  Paper with addresses undated

Scope and Content Note

Bishop of Oxford, Dean of Lichfield, Rev. Dr. Jackson, Rev. Thomas Gisborne
Box 1, Folder 15

Item 2  Note "Wanted by Mr. Chalmers," with list of books undated

Box 1, Folder 15

Item 3  Note: Mr. Danvers, Tottenham Court Road requests book on asbestos undated

Scope and Content Note

Note in different handwriting on other side
Box 1, Folder 15

Item 4  Notes on Henry Oldenburgh, World of Words, book editions undated

Scope and Content Note

Note, probably from dealer, reads "W. Godwin's writing"
Box 1, Folder 15

Item 5  Note: "In the first leaf, To his Imperial Highness John ArchDuke of Austria, Most respectfully Presented by The Author" 1815 December 8

Box 1, Folder 16

Item 1  Letter from Sir Bourchier Wrey, Tawstock to Messrs. Lackington, Allen and co. 1802 January 25

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscript list of books from Messrs. Lackington Catalogue, October 1800
Box 1, Folder 16

Item 2  Letter from Mr. H. Townley to Messrs. Lackington 1812 January 23

Scope and Content Note

Regarding account, edition of Bible
Box 1, Folder 16

Item 3  Letter from Bourchier William Wrey, Barnstaple to Messrs. Brett and Co, Strand, London 1811

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 17

Item 1  Note from Mr. Edward Hinston[?] undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains requests regarding binding of opera (of Julia Sabina), songs
Box 1, Folder 17

Item 2  Note from Mr. Scott to Mr. Burgess undated

Scope and Content Note

Requests books and abridgments
Box 1, Folder 17

Item 3  Note from "T.R." regarding efforts to identify an artist in a volume ca. 1832

Box 1, Folder 18

Item 1  Letter from Robert Orme probably to F. Wingrave 1799 February 24

Scope and Content Note

Regarding monetary transactions
Box 1, Folder 18

Item 2  Letter from Thomas Walsh to "Gentlemen" 1803 February 5

Scope and Content Note

Requests additional bookseller receive his work
Box 1, Folder 18

Item 3  Letter from C. Almon to "Sir" 1806 February

Scope and Content Note

Regarding his father John Almon's writings
Box 1, Folder 18

Item 4  Letter from G.H. Glass[?] to "Sir" 1801 September 10

Scope and Content Note

Regards bills
Box 1, Folder 18

Item 5  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to Isaac Reed, Staples Inn 1804 October 10

Scope and Content Note

Regarding volumes from America
Box 1, Folder 19

Item 1  Letter from R. Hunter to "Sir" 1817[?] November 8

Scope and Content Note

Sending copies of the Parliamentary Reports "by desire of the editor"
Box 1, Folder 19

Item 2  Letter from Nichols & Co. to "Sirs" 1815 February 28

Scope and Content Note

Requests copies of W. Nichols's Portrait, portrait of Boswell
Box 1, Folder 19

Item 3  Letter probably from R. Nichols to Mr. Buchman undated

Scope and Content Note

Regards charging Mr. Lysons for book
Box 1, Folder 19

Item 4  Letter from William Reid Clanny to "My dear friend" 1842 January 13

Scope and Content Note

Hopes for assistance in getting good review of new edition; his bookseller John Russell Smith will set aside copy for friend
Box 1, Folder 19

Item 5  Letter from H. Howard, 6 Albemarle Street to "Messrs" 1819 March 22

Scope and Content Note

Encloses payment, has not received Lysons' Debyshire
Box 1, Folder 20

Item 1  Letter from John Taylor, Hatton Garden to Thomas Hill, 7 Henrietta St., Covent Garden 1800 March 12

Scope and Content Note

Requires new, less "slovenly" proof; fears Hill's printer would not be able to understand it
Box 1, Folder 20

Item 2  Letter from Rev. Mr. Bowen Thickins, Ross to William Baynes, 54 Paternoster Row 1806 May 11

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book and periodical transactions
Box 1, Folder 20

Item 3  Letter from Henry Ware[?], Upper Park Street, Bath to "Gentlemen" [no year] May 21

Scope and Content Note

Requests advertisement for poems
Box 1, Folder 20

Item 4  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible), Cleveland Row to "Sir" [no year] January 3

Scope and Content Note

Regarding arms in Book of the order of the Temple
Box 1, Folder 20

Item 5  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to Sir J[?]. Green date illegible

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 21

Item 1  Letter from Sir William Oglander, Parnham to Thomas Bennet, Swithin Lane, London 1774 April 18

Scope and Content Note

Regarding payment for newspapers
Box 1, Folder 21

Item 2  Letter from M. Marsh, Castle Howard to "Sir" 1816 August 13

Scope and Content Note

Request to send books to Thomas L. Fairfax, Newton Kyme and George Greenup, Darcey Hey
Box 1, Folder 21

Item 3  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to "Gentlemen" [after 1797] April 15

Scope and Content Note

Requests Samuel Lysons' Woodchester Antiques
Box 1, Folder 21

Item 4  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible), Newark to Mr. Wilkins 1807 July 27

Scope and Content Note

Requests Supplement to the Encyclopedia
Box 1, Folder 21

Item 5  Letter from J.D.[?] Price to George Offor 1819 May 29

Scope and Content Note

Concerns Offor's letter to Mr. Kelly, disagreements
Box 1, Folder 22

Item 1  Letter from J. Westley[?] to Mr. C.B. David[?] 1831 June

Scope and Content Note

Regarding joining establishment
Box 1, Folder 22

Item 2  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to "My dear Sir" 1844 February 4

Scope and Content Note

Regarding article in the Transactions of the Provincial Association[?]
Box 1, Folder 22

Item 3  Letter from Rev. Charles Norman, Manningtree, Essex to "Sir" 1832 April 2

Scope and Content Note

Requests copies of Cotterill's Selection of Psalms and Hymns
Box 1, Folder 22

Item 4  Letter from Mr. Gully[?], Gray's Inn to "Gentlemen" 1821 June 6

Scope and Content Note

Sending friend's poem for submission to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
Box 1, Folder 22

Item 5  Letter from Charles Edward Wraxall, Brighton to "Gentlemen" 1821 September 18

Scope and Content Note

Requests copy of "Memoirs of His own Times" by his father, Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall
Box 1, Folder 23

Item 1  Letter from Joseph L'Oste, Kirby Bedon to "Gentlemen" 1813 April 10

Scope and Content Note

Requests copies of his pamphlet be sent to Cambridge booksellers
Box 1, Folder 23

Item 2  Letter from Dr. Martin Joseph Routh, President of Magdalen College, Oxford, to "Sirs" 1819 October 8

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 23

Item 3  Letter from Rev. Benjamin Tate, Magdalen College, Oxford to "Gentlemen" 1817 January 24

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transaction
Box 1, Folder 23

Item 4  Letter from William Rennie[?], Stamford Street to [name missing], Bond Street 1816 June 28

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 23

Item 5  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to "Sir" 1819 October 8

Scope and Content Note

Regarding bill
Box 1, Folder 24

Item 1  Letter from E[?]. Warwick ca. 1813

Scope and Content Note

Requests books, including Sir Philip Warwick's memoirs
Box 1, Folder 24

Item 2  Letter from J. Hodson, Ellerbeck, Wigan to Messrs. Leigh and Sotheby, Strand, London 1816 July 2

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 24

Item 3  Letter from Robert Pierce Cruden, Gravesend to "Sir" 1828 February 5

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 24

Item 4  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible), Topham's Hotel, Jermyn Street to Mr. J. Lawe[?] [no year] 6 October

Scope and Content Note

Requests bill be held until is paid by Messrs. Drummond, Charing Cross
Box 1, Folder 24

Item 5  Letter from Benjamin Blake, Hampton, Middlesex to Mr. John Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place 1821 December 28

Scope and Content Note

Writes that house flooded
Box 1, Folder 25

Item 1  Letter from W.J. B[----]?, Red Lyon Square to Rev. Mr. William Gunn 1836 20 April

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Institute of British Architects
Box 1, Folder 25

Item 2  Letter from Rev. Charles Apthorp Wheelwright, Tansor, Northamptonshire to "Gentlemen" 1813 June 26

Scope and Content Note

Requests books
Box 1, Folder 25

Item 3  Letter from Mr. Barlow to "Sir" 1831 December 5

Scope and Content Note

Recommends he publish manuscript of friend
Box 1, Folder 25

Item 4  Letter from P. Barlow to "Sir" 1813 January 9

Scope and Content Note

Concerns publication of work
Box 1, Folder 25

Item 5  Letter from George Frederick Nott, Winchester to "Sir" 1817 March 14

Scope and Content Note

Requests to look at manuscripts
Box 1, Folder 26

Item 1  Letter from T.W. Fink[?], Parsonage Lane End to "Gentlemen" undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding binding, proof copy of "the Prayers" and sermon
Box 1, Folder 26

Item 2  Letter from R. Griffith (perhaps Richard Griffith), Carnarvon to Secretary Broughton, Bartlett's buildings, London 1754 June 27

Scope and Content Note

Regarding bills and book transactions
Box 1, Folder 26

Item 3  Letter from Robert Drought, Claines, Worcester to "Gentlemen"; letter on back from S.T[?]. Pratt to "Sirs" 1803 January 19

Scope and Content Note

Concerning books for Drought
Box 1, Folder 26

Item 4  Letter from the Duke of Dorset, Picadilly to "Sir" 1792 August 8

Scope and Content Note

Authorizes him to inspect MS collection (at Knole, per dealer)
Box 1, Folder 26

Item 5  Letter from Maria Caroline Temple, Worcester to Mr. Rudolph Ackerman, the Strand, London 1799 October 16

Scope and Content Note

Regarding possible transactions concerning her drawings
Box 1, Folder 27

Item 1  Letter from Henry Hodgson, Market Rasen to Messrs. Longman, Paternoster Row 1807 May 17

Scope and Content Note

Concerning editions of Spenser's works
Box 1, Folder 27

Item 2  Letter, probably from James Ford, Trinity College to "Sirs" 1800 April 6

Scope and Content Note

States he accepts offer and encloses bank note
Box 1, Folder 27

Item 3  Letter from Jane Per[r]y, Sevenoaks to "Sir" 1801

Scope and Content Note

Accepts offer for her books; asks that part be paid to Mr. Lackington, Charles Street; includes notes in different handwriting regarding books bought and payment to Lackington
Box 1, Folder 27

Item 4  Letter signed "Author of Theological Extracts" to "Sir" 1800 February

Scope and Content Note

Requests books be sent, including Theological Extracts
Box 1, Folder 27

Item 5  Letter from J. Hale[?], Manchester to "Gentlemen" 1802 March 24

Scope and Content Note

Sending copies of the Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester (vol. 5, part 2) to be sold
Box 1, Folder 28

Item 1  Letter from Mr. Miller, 41 Haymarket to Mr. Wilks 18[1]0 August 16

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Sir Richard Phillips's text
Box 1, Folder 28

Item 2  Letter from [-]? Taylor, Doncaster to "Gentlemen" 1798 April 10

Scope and Content Note

Regarding bills
Box 1, Folder 28

Item 3  Letter from St. Pemberton, Bishop Wearmouth, Sunderland, Durham to "Sirs" 1803 March 8

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 28

Item 4  Manuscript biography about Samuel Paterson. 3 pp. ca. 1802

Scope and Content Note

Biographer spells name "Patterson"
Box 1, Folder 28

Item 5  Letter from William Preston, Gloucester Street, Dublin to "Sir" 1806 March 28

Scope and Content Note

Offers his account of Flecknoe's Love's Kingdom for recipient's readers; on back of letter is manuscript version of Love's Kingdom title page
Box 1, Folder 29

Item 1  Letter from William Sleigh, Warrington to Messrs. Wightman and Crump, Paternoster Row, with printed advertisement for Sleigh's Practical Dictionary 1828 August 25

Scope and Content Note

Concerning his Dictionary, their role as publishers of his manual
Box 1, Folder 29

Item 2  Letter from author of Submission Exemplified; or, The Amiable Stranger to the Editor, New Monthly Magazine, addressed to Simpkin and Marshall, Paternoster Row, Stationers' Court 1818 July 10

Scope and Content Note

Requests announcement of work in the New Monthly Magazine; contains additional note in different handwriting
Box 1, Folder 29

Item 3  Notes of art awards given to Dennis Dighton, Thomas Denman, William Page, Henry Stothard ca. 1813

Box 1, Folder 29

Item 4  Letter from S. Wilkin, Norwich to E.H. Barker, Thetford 1827 April 7

Scope and Content Note

Regarding delay in edition of Palairet Thesaurus (ed. Barker)
Box 1, Folder 29

Item 5  Letter from Charles Thomas Pettingal, Twickenham to "Sir" 1824 February 27

Scope and Content Note

Regarding advertisement, book transactions
Box 1, Folder 30

Item 1  Letter from Roger Wilbraham, Stratton Street to Thomas Frognall Dibdin 1815 May 28

Scope and Content Note

Concerning Dibdin's Bibliotheca Spenceriana
Box 1, Folder 30

Item 2  Letter from John L. Anderdon[?] to "Sir" 1827 March

Scope and Content Note

Regarding portrait of Dr. Johnson, correspondence between England and the Low Countries
Box 1, Folder 30

Item 3  Letter from Henry Dampier Phelps, Snodland Parsonage, West Malling, Kent to "Gentlemen" 1818 June 26

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transaction
Box 1, Folder 30

Item 4  Letter from Thomas Peckham Phipps, Little Green to "Sir" 1817 December 25

Scope and Content Note

Requests book
Box 1, Folder 30

Item 5  Letter from Robert Meadows White to the Revd. H.P. Beloe, Guilford, Surrey 1822 June 25

Scope and Content Note

Regarding the Xenophon, Professor Parson, William Beloe
Box 1, Folder 31

Item 1  Note probably from Charles Morice Pole undated

Scope and Content Note

States he has Spenser's Fairy Queen, mentions other books
Box 1, Folder 31

Item 2  Letter from Rev. Thomas Green, Brasted to "Sir" 1813 September 22

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions; asks books be sent to himself at Dr. Vyse's Rectory House Lambeth
Box 1, Folder 31

Item 3  Letter from Joao Lineu Jordao, 111 Upper Seymour Street, Euston Square 1833 February 4

Scope and Content Note

Sends his publication concerning Holland and Belgium to promote it
Box 1, Folder 31

Item 4  Letter probably from Francis Wrangham, Hunmanby to "Sir" 1819[?] February

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 31

Item 5  Letter from George Ernest Papendiek, Kew to "Sir" 1819 January 27

Scope and Content Note

Regarding prints; returning letter and Impressions
Box 1, Folder 32

Item 1  Letter from Thomas K[-------]?, Bristol to Messrs. Mackenzie 1854[?] April 18

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book binding request; writing on back concerns James Robinson Planche's paper "on the Lord of the Isle of Wight"
Box 1, Folder 32

Item 2  Letter from C.L. T[-----]?, Hatchlands to "Sir" [no year] November 22

Scope and Content Note

Requests German books from catalogue; interested in circulating library
Box 1, Folder 32

Item 3  Letter in unknown hand (not signed) to "Sir" undated

Scope and Content Note

Advice regarding book production expenses
Box 1, Folder 32

Item 4  Letter probably from Edward Lockwood Percival, Bishop's Hall to "Sir" undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions
Box 1, Folder 32

Item 5  Letter probably from Thomas Pindar Pantin to "Sir" undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions; crossed-out letter regarding tea on back
Box 1, Folder 33

Item 1  Letter from Fred. Watson, Carlton House to "Sir George" 1817 April 15

Scope and Content Note

Writes that giving book to him
Box 1, Folder 33

Item 2  Letter from C.L[?]. To Samuel Tipper, Leadenhall Street undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding printing, especially of C. Lofft's sonnet
Box 1, Folder 33

Item 3  Letter from Mr. W[--------]? 1828 May 1

Scope and Content Note

Requests Mr. Burn send Willement to 28 George Street
Box 1, Folder 33

Item 4  Letter from John Ashfordby Trenchard, Stanton House to "Sirs" 1816 March 28

Scope and Content Note

Regarding book transactions; states Messrs. Child & Co, Temple Bar will remit payment
Box 1, Folder 33

Item 5  Letter in unknown hand (signed, but illegible) to Messrs. Longman & Co. 1825 January 13

Scope and Content Note

Regarding transaction--requests send to Mr. W. Green's for remnent of Imperial left from Duppa
 

Women's Letters ca. 1712-1931

Scope and Content Note

The Letters Written by Women series includes letters and materials from authors, social activists, and prominent social figures. In addition to materials from Mary Shelley and Catharine Macaulay, the collection includes items from authors Emily Chubbuck Judson, Lucy Caroline Cavendish, Pauline Craven, Louise Colet, Amy Catherine Walton, Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler, and Catherine Talbot. Social activists represented include women�s suffrage movement leaders, autobiographer Annie Kenney, and authors Frances Elizabeth King and Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna. Letters from members of the nobility include Princess Louise; the Duchess of Portland; Lady Anne Grenville; Catherine Douglas, Duchess of Queensberry; Louise Henriette Charlotte Philippine de Noailles de Durfort, Duchesse de Duras; and Frances Evelyne, Countess of Warwick.
Box 1, Folder 34

Item 1  End part of letter from Mary Shelley undated

Box 1, Folder 34

Item 2  Letter from Catherine Amy Dawson Scott to "Sir" ca. 1929

Scope and Content Note

Concerning details of her life
Box 1, Folder 34

Item 3  Beginning of manuscript "Farewell to Alderbrook" by Emily Chubbuck Judson ca. 1846

Box 1, Folder 34

Item 4  Printed text: Ann Hasseltine Judson, "Early Life of Mrs. Judson," London: Printed for the Religious Tract Society, and sold by J. Nisbit and Co., and other booksellers ca. 1826-1835

Box 1, Folder 34

Item 5  Two letters from Charlotte Despard to Brooke Alder, including envelope ca. 1910

Scope and Content Note

Concerning interview
Box 1, Folder 35

Item 1  Printed paragraph concerning life of Frances Elizabeth King undated

Box 1, Folder 35

Item 2  Letter from Frances Elizabeth King, Paris to "my dear Emily"; addressed to John Collinson, Brighton 1803 April 8

Scope and Content Note

Concerning delay in travel from Paris
Box 1, Folder 35

Item 3  Letter from Anne Scott, Bond Street to "Madam" 1815 June 9

Scope and Content Note

Regarding visits
Box 1, Folder 35

Item 4  Printed paragraph with heading "Rothschild," concerning payment to Charles de Goedke undated

Box 1, Folder 36

Item 1  Letter from Mme. la Vrilliere de Maurepas to "Monsieur," concerning health of the Comte de Phelypeaux 1784 December 8

Scope and Content Note

With short printed text describing letter
Box 1, Folder 36

Item 2  Manuscript poem: from Arabella Temple to her fiance Lyttleton, per dealer 1778 September 23

Box 1, Folder 36

Item 3  Letter from Mme. Bory de Mon[t]ragon to her brother M. Bory, grand maitre des eaux et forets d'Orleans 1735 September 21

Scope and Content Note

Apologizes for delay in responding, as was with Comtesse de Clermont; includes printed text describing letter
Box 1, Folder 36

Item 4  Letter from Marie de Pontchartrain, H. de Palluau to M. Danchet, Academie royale des Sciences [between 1712-1748, per dealer] August 23

Scope and Content Note

Inquiring about M. Danchet's health; with short printed text describing letter
Box 1, Folder 37

Item 1  Letter from Mme. de Sussy, duchesse d'Otrante to "Monsieur" [no year] November 6

Scope and Content Note

Writes of death of her uncle, the duc Decaze; mentions M. de Freissinet and M. de Boissy
Box 1, Folder 37

Item 2  Letter from Pauline de La Ferronnays Craven to "mes chers amis" undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding her health
Box 1, Folder 37

Item 3  Letter from Pauline de La Ferronnays Craven, 98 rue de Miromesnil to "Valerie" 1875

Box 1, Folder 37

Item 4  Letter from Mme. J.B. de Bussy Lameth to M. Arnauld de Bouex 1743

Scope and Content Note

Mentions the duc de Biron and his father the Marechal
Box 1, Folder 38

Item 1  Letter from Mme. Narbonne de Rambuteau to Mme. la Baronne de Bury, Montmorency 1855 September 29

Scope and Content Note

Mentions Mme. de Lamartine
Box 1, Folder 38

Item 2  Letter probably from Mme. Marie Adelaide Charlotte de Narbonne de Rambuteau, to Mme. La Baronne Blaze de Bury, 22 rue neuve du luxembourg 1853 January 8

Box 1, Folder 38

Item 3  Letter probably from Mme. Marie Adelaide Charlotte de Narbonne de Rambuteau, to Mme. La Baronne Blaze de Bury, 22 rue neuve du Luxembourg 185[-]? June 29

Scope and Content Note

Mentions her salon
Box 1, Folder 38

Item 4  Letter probably from Mme. Marie Adelaide Charlotte de Narbonne de Rambuteau to Mme. de Bury 1852

Box 1, Folder 38

Item 5  Letter probably from Mme. Marie Adelaide Charlotte de Narbonne de Rambuteau to Mme. De Bury 1854 September 27

Scope and Content Note

Mentions M. de Bury, Mme. De Lamartine, M. Desmousseaux de Givre
Box 1, Folder 38

Item 6  Letter probably from Mme. Marie Adelaide Charlotte de Narbonne de Rambuteau to "Madame" 1851 June 8

Box 1, Folder 39

Item 1  Letter from Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Leveson-Gower, duchess of Sutherland (per dealer) to Th[------]? undated

Box 1, Folder 39

Item 2  Letter from Mary Hamilton, 17 Portland Place to "the Directors" undated

Box 1, Folder 39

Item 3  Signature part of letter from Eliza (Elizabeth) Hamilton undated

Box 1, Folder 39

Item 4  Two short printed texts concerning Elizabeth Hamilton undated

Box 1, Folder 40

Item 1  Manuscript request from les dames de l'Abbaye Royale de Montmartre to his majesty 1726, per writing on edge of document

Box 1, Folder 40

Item 2  Manuscript memoir from les dames de l'Abbaye Royale de Montmartre to the king ca. 1726

Box 1, Folder 40

Item 3  Manuscript memoir from les dames de l'Abbaye Royale de Montmartre to monseigneur 1726 July 2, per note on back

Scope and Content Note

"Desfourneux" noted on back
Box 1, Folder 40

Item 4  Manuscript request from les dames de l'Abbaye Royale de Montmartre to the king ca. 1726

Box 1, Folder 40

Item 5  Manuscript request from les dames de l'Abbaye Royale de Montmartre to the king ca. 1726

Box 1, Folder 40

Item 6  Manuscript request from les dames de l'Abbaye Royale de Montmartre to the king ca. 1724, per date in manuscript

Box 1, Folder 40

Item 7  Written note suggesting connection of items 1-6 with l'abbesse Marie-Madeleine Adelaide de Rochechouart, sister of Mme. de Montespan undated

Scope and Content Note

Note perhaps from dealer; connection with items 1-6 unclear
Box 1, Folder 41

Item 1  Letter probably from Charles Allanson Knight to Franz Nadorp mid-1800s

Scope and Content Note

Regarding travel from Rome; note on letter "Helen G. Knight" (probably from dealer)
Box 1, Folder 41

Item 2  Written addresses of C. (probably Charles) Allanson Knight, Chateau de la Source, Olivet, Loire; and Miss Knight, 9 Piazza Pitti, Firenze mid-1800s

Box 1, Folder 41

Item 3  Letter from Helen G. Knight probably to Franz Nadorp mid-1800s

Scope and Content Note

Regarding travel
Box 1, Folder 41

Item 4  Letter from M. Knight (perhaps Margaret Knight, Duchess of Sermoneta) to Nadorp (probably Franz Nadorp) mid-1800s

Scope and Content Note

Regarding sights in Italy
Box 1, Folder 41

Item 5  Letter from E. Fr. Surridge[?] on behalf of Miss Knight mid-1800s

Scope and Content Note

Mentions the Duchess of Sermoneta (Margaret Knight) bought the Angel
Box 1, Folder 41

Item 6  Letter from E. Fr. Surridge[?] on behalf of Miss Knight to "Sir" mid-1800s

Scope and Content Note

Provides updates on various people, including the Duchess of Sermoneta and Lewes Knight
Box 1, Folder 42

Item 1  Letter from Catharine Macaulay to Lord H[-------]? undated

Scope and Content Note

Regarding possible meeting in London
Box 1, Folder 42

Item 2  Note with Biblical quote, signed by Charlotte Elizabeth (probably Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna, per dealer), Blackheath 1843 February 28

Box 1, Folder 42

Item 3  Section of letter (including signature) from Janet Taylor undated

Box 1, Folder 42

Item 4  Letter from Anne Albemarle, Berkeley Square to the president of Christ's Hospital 1792 December 14

Scope and Content Note

Recommends boy to Christ's Hospital; mentions that her husband (George Keppel, third earl of Albemarle) donated money to the institution
Box 1, Folder 43

Item 1  Letter from Ursula M. Bright, 15 Cleveland Square to "Madam" 1868 May 6

Scope and Content Note

Regarding meeting
Box 1, Folder 43

Item 2  Letter from Annie Kenney, 19 Mecklenburg Square to Mrs. Tristram 1917 December 13

Scope and Content Note

Inquires after Mrs. Tristram's health
Box 1, Folder 43

Item 3  Postcard from Martina G. Kramers, 92 Kruiskade, Rotterdam to Anna Plothow, Red. Berliner Tageblatt, Berlin 1807 January 17

Scope and Content Note

On International Woman Suffrage Alliance postcard; regarding exchange of books, etc.
Box 1, Folder 43

Item 4  Letter from Millicent Garrett Fawcett to Miss Royden (perhaps Agnes Maude Royden) 1914 January 2

Scope and Content Note

On National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies paper; regarding materials pertinent to suffrage movement
Box 1, Folder 44

Item 1  End of letter (including signature) from Clara Butt-Rumford ca. 1916

Scope and Content Note

Concerning purchase of seats or donation to Clara Butt Red Cross Fund
Box 1, Folder 44

Item 2  Letter from Lady Frederick (Lucy Caroline Lyttelton) Cavendish to Mr. Carter 1900 February 26

Scope and Content Note

Thanks him for her visit to Magdalen Chapel
Box 1, Folder 44

Item 3  Letter from the Marchioness of Bute, Mount Stuart, Rothesay, Isle of Bute to Mr. A[----]? [no year] January 14

Scope and Content Note

Requests photographs of St. Andrews Cathedral and College
Box 1, Folder 44

Item 4  Letter probably from Louisa Twining Rochester to "Cousin" [no year] August 31

Scope and Content Note

Regarding giving works to the Tate Gallery of British Art
Box 1, Folder 45

Item 1  Letter from Lady Holland (probably Elizabeth Vassall Fox, per dealer), Picadilly to Messrs. [------]? & Co, Silversmiths 1828 October 18

Box 1, Folder 45

Item 2  Printed text concerning Lord Holland (Henry Richard Fox), probably from dealer undated

Box 1, Folder 45

Item 3  Letter from Lady Anne Wrottesley, Oaken, near Wolverhampton, Staffordshire to J. Bish[?], John Street, Adelphi, London 1816 March 4

Scope and Content Note

Concerns nephew borrowing money; includes transcribed copy of letter (probably from dealer)
Box 1, Folder 45

Item 4  Letter from Lady Jervis, Clifton, near Bristol to Missrs. Baker & Son, Covent Garden, London 1810 September 26

Scope and Content Note

Concerning payment; includes transcribed copy of letter (probably from dealer)
Box 1, Folder 45

Item 5  Letter from Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, duchess of Portland, Bullstrode to "Sir" undated

Scope and Content Note

Concerns art works
Box 1, Folder 45

Item 6  Note from the Countess Bathurst, Downing Street to the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress [no year] March 29

Scope and Content Note

Regrets she will not be able to visit
Box 1, Folder 46

Item 1  Note: "To the Matron of Newgate from Her Friend Elizabeth Fry" ca. 1830

Box 1, Folder 46

Item 2  Printed biographical account of Elizabeth Fry in The British Friend, Vol. III, No. xi, p. 161-162 1845 November 29

Box 1, Folder 47

Item 1  Letter from Elizabeth M. Tudor to "Madame la Comtesse" 1844 April 15

Scope and Content Note

Declines invitation; includes notes from dealer
Box 1, Folder 47

Item 2  Two notes from the Duchesse de Montebello to Mlle. Dechaux, villa Marie-Jose undated

Scope and Content Note

Regrets cannot accept invitation to Carlton; invitation to attend party at Carlton Hotel to benefit works of Biarritz
Box 1, Folder 47

Item 3  Letter from the Duchesse d'A[-------]? [no year] June 9

Scope and Content Note

Regarding invitation
Box 1, Folder 47

Item 4  Letter from Clementine de Chaumont-Quitry, Baronne de La Grange, 142 rue de Longchamp to "Chere Amie" 1931 October 3

Box 1, Folder 47

Item 5  Photograph postcard from Clementine de Chaumont-Quitry, Baronne de La Grange, 142 rue de Longchamp to Mlle. Dechaux, 72 Avenue Lavoisier, Maisons Laffitte, Seine et Oise ca. 1931

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photograph includes printed words "'Mother and Father' of the British Army"; text on back reads "Meilleurs voeux, et affectueux souvenirs"
Box 1, Folder 47

Item 6  Note from Marie de Grey (Ellen Washton Knox) ca. 1880s

Scope and Content Note

Note reads: "'Your heart's desires be with you' (As you like it) Marie de Grey"
Box 1, Folder 48

Item 1  Dinner invitation from M. and Mme. Benedetti to Lord and Lady Loftus for Saturday, January 23 undated

Box 1, Folder 48

Item 2  Letter probably from Marie de Vichy-Champrond, Marquise du Deffand to M. [------]?, chez Mr. Fox (perhaps Charles James Fox), Rue de Sevres, "vis avis l'abbaye au bois" undated

Scope and Content Note

Regards change in plans "de la part du president"; note states "ecrite en son nom"
Box 1, Folder 48

Item 3  Letter from Louise Colet, 21 rue Fontaine Saint Georges to "Monsieur" [no year] Thursday 24

Scope and Content Note

Regarding her work; asks about letters between Mme. Emilie du Chatelet and the marechal de Richelieu
Box 1, Folder 48

Item 4  Two hand-written copies of letter to the Comtesse de Genevois undated

Box 1, Folder 48

Item 5  Letter from the Marchioness of Thomond to Mme. Ch[--------]?, Waterloo Place undated

Box 1, Folder 48

Item 6  Part of note certifying case of petitioner to be correct, with signature of Catherine Fitzsimon, including list of names and monetary amounts at end of paper after 1799

Scope and Content Note

List of names includes Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn; Thomas Bainbridge, Esq.; A.B.; Lord Castlereagh; Lord Clanwilliam; Lord Arthur Hill
Box 1, Folder 49

Item 1  Letter from Catherine Douglas, Duchess of Queensberry and Dover to Frank Rolfe, Ambresbury, Wiltshire 1777 March 9

Scope and Content Note

Concerning various other people
Box 1, Folder 49

Item 2  Letter from Catherine Douglas, Duchess of Queensberry and Dover to Frank Rolfe, Ambresbury, Wiltshire 1777 May 29

Scope and Content Note

Concerning tithes and land taxes
Box 1, Folder 50

Item 1  Letter from Lady Mary Countess of Oxford to Dr. Griffith [1830 April 8, per dealer]

Scope and Content Note

Concerning letters
Box 1, Folder 50

Item 2  Letter from Lady Mary Countess of Oxford, Wolterton to Dr. Griffith, Brussels [1832, per dealer] March 9

Scope and Content Note

Friendly letter with updates, mentions Reform Bill
Box 1, Folder 50

Item 3  Letter from Lady Mary Countess of Oxford to Dr. Griffith, Brussels [1832, per dealer] January 19 and 20

Scope and Content Note

Friendly letter with updates
Box 1, Folder 50

Item 4  Letter, unsigned and with envelope, to Lady Dorothy Fanny Nevill, Dangstein, Petersfield undated

Scope and Content Note

Concerning death of "Henry"
Box 1, Folder 51

Item 1  Two notes by Mary Goodricke: "Received of my son Sr. John Goodricke by the Hands of Mr. Edmund Silverwood the sum of one Hundred and Fifty Pounds in full for one Quarters Jointure…" ca. 1747 January 27

Box 1, Folder 51

Item 2  Letter from Jean Murray, Tower of London to Mr. John Mckenzie, concerning Lord and Lady McLeod 1746 October 31

Box 1, Folder 51

Item 3  Congratulations note from Mary Carpenter; part of note to cousin on back undated

Box 1, Folder 51

Item 4  Letter from Lady Frances Erskine, Houghton Park to Mrs. Dodderidge, Northampton 1759 July 31

Scope and Content Note

Recommends her son's tutor for new position, as son is leaving with regiment
Box 1, Folder 51

Item 5  Manuscript prayer by Catharine Talbot (per dealer), mounted on paper ca. 1749

Box 1, Folder 51

Item 6  Short printed biography of Catherine Talbot undated

Box 1, Folder 52

Item 1  Letter from Princess Louise (per dealer), Kensington Palace to [--------]? 1895 May 8

Box 1, Folder 52

Item 2  Note from A[----]? V[------]? Hutchinson, on paper with Hutchinson coat of arms 1886 October

Box 1, Folder 52

Item 3  Letter from Julia Charlotte Sophia, Marchioness of Tweeddale to "Sir" 1881 August 5

Box 1, Folder 52

Item 4  Printed programs for Morning and Evening Worship at Plymouth Congregational Church, Utica, New York (H.H. Tweedy, Pastor) 1898 November 27

Scope and Content Note

Includes church notices
Box 1, Folder 52

Item 5  Handwritten note, on stationary from J. Pearson & Co., 46 Pall Mall S.W., London concerning Barbar[-]? Villiers, "grand mother of the Duchess of Cleveland (the celebrated mistress of Charles II)" 1880s

Box 1, Folder 53

Item 1  Letter from Frances de Peyronnet, Loseley, Guildford to Miss Boyle 1885 September 29

Scope and Content Note

Concerns two names signed on work; states Horace de Lazardie sends his regards. Includes transcribed copy, probably from dealer.
Box 1, Folder 53

Item 2  Letter from Mme. Adophe de Pontecoulant, ville de Pontecoulant, Boulevard Bonnenouvelle to "Monsieur le Ministre, Secretaire d'Etat au Departement de la Justice" undated

Scope and Content Note

Requests urgent meeting
Box 1, Folder 53

Item 3  Letter from the Marechale d'E[--------]? To "Monsieur le Comte" 1845 June 5

Scope and Content Note

M. le Comte connected with Corbeil; letter on behalf of M. Richard
Box 1, Folder 53

Item 4  Letter, deliberately unsigned, to "Monsieur" undated

Scope and Content Note

Gives opinion of addressee's ninth "Bagatelle"; writer describes herself as "fille"
Box 1, Folder 53

Item 5  Letter from the Louise Henriette Charlotte Philippine de Noailles de Durfort, Duchesse de Duras (per dealer) to Monsieur l'Abbe de [-----]?, 14 quai Malaquais 1827 June 29

Scope and Content Note

Concerning her health, invitation; states there is no news; signed "ND"
Box 1, Folder 54

Item 1  Letter from Gertrude von Petzold, Leicester to Herr von Bartz[?] 1904 November

Scope and Content Note

Friendly letter; invites him to visit if in area; describes Leicester
Box 1, Folder 54

Item 2  Postcard with portrait of Baroness Bertha von Suttner and short inscription 1904 December 12

Box 1, Folder 54

Item 3  Letter from Sophie D[----]? To M. G[-------]? undated

Scope and Content Note

Concerning the Journal de Paris
Box 1, Folder 54

Item 4  Letter from the Comtesse Duquengo, dame surintendante, Maison Royale de Saint-Denis to Monsieur Chapelier[?] Notaire Royal 1820

Scope and Content Note

Concerning certificates, money promised by M. de Chateaubriand
Box 1, Folder 54

Item 5  Letter from the Marechale de Mac-Mahon (perhaps Elisabeth de La Croix de Castries), Alger to "Monsieur" [no year] December 10

Scope and Content Note

Sending provisions to l'Alma; mentions Mme. Wagner. Includes notes on back of letter and transcribed copy, probably from dealer(s)
Box 1, Folder 55

Item 1  Note from Gordon Castle, Fochabers: "N.B. The Duchess of Richmond will be obliged to Messrs. Houlston to send her a copy of the Laundry Maid and how to perform her duties - for which she encloses 12 stamps." [ca. 1877] October 12

Box 1, Folder 55

Item 2  Letter from Charlotte de Bodisco to Lord Augustus 1881 July

Scope and Content Note

Concerning assassination of Emperor Alexander II; notes she will spend summer in Orel; mentions Sir Richard Thornton is new Ambassador, but probably means Sir Edward Thornton
Box 1, Folder 55

Item 3  Letter from "Crawford of Balcarres," Haigh, Wigan, Lancashire to "Sir" 1875 September 25

Scope and Content Note

Addressee was perhaps tutor of Lord Lindsay[?]
Box 1, Folder 55

Item 4  Letter from Amy Catherine Walton, Cally Parsonage to "Madam" after 1879

Scope and Content Note

Regarding request to translate her work; notes "My Little Corner" has not been translated into German
Box 1, Folder 55

Item 5  Letter from Emma Derby, St. James's Square to "Sir" [no year] February 29

Scope and Content Note

Regarding changing a visit time
Box 1, Folder 56

Item 1  Letter from Margaret F. Winton[?], Tower Villa, 8 Park Villages West to Mr. Scha[-----]? 1870[?]

Box 1, Folder 56

Item 2  Letter from Madge (Margaret) F. Winton[?] to unknown correspondent (illegible) undated

Box 1, Folder 57

Item 1  Letter from Mary Hol[-----]?, 9 Penton Street to "Sir" 1822 September 7

Scope and Content Note

Hopes Mr. Warren will send plate to addressee; mentions she is "authoress of a little work on Siberia, its inhabitants, manners etc"
Box 1, Folder 57

Item 2  Letter from Eliza Dell Macpherson, Blairgowrie to Simon Fraser, King's Arms-Yard, Coleman Street, London 1803 September 26

Scope and Content Note

Concerns providing for her youngest son; includes copy of previous letter from August 25 as well
Box 1, Folder 57

Item 3  Part of letter probably from James Archbold O'Reilly to John Burke, Esq. undated

Scope and Content Note

Gives detailed account of his family
Box 1, Folder 57

Item 4  Letter from Mary Fletcher, Madeley to Richard Reynolds, Esq., James Square, Bristol 1807 January 19

Scope and Content Note

Thanks for letter and money
Box 1, Folder 57

Item 5  Cross-letter from "Fanny," Montgomery to Helen Hadfield, 11 Sandon Street, Liverpool 1845 February 3

Scope and Content Note

Gives updates concerning town, others
Box 1, Folder 58

Item 1  Note from Lady Harriet Acland to Messrs. Yarrel and Jones, Bury Street, St. James's 1808 June 22

Scope and Content Note

Requests they will send Evening Post as usual to Tetton
Box 1, Folder 58

Item 2  Note from Lady Anne Grenville (per dealer) to Mr. Allen 1809 December 20

Scope and Content Note

Regarding patterns and materials
Box 1, Folder 58

Item 3  Newspaper clipping regarding visit of Queen and postponed visit of King to Lord William Wyndham and Lady Anne Grenville's seat at Dropmore undated

Box 1, Folder 58

Item 4  Letter from Harriet Hesketh, Pisa to "Sir" 1771 December 25

Scope and Content Note

Mentions expedition to Leghorn, Mrs. Charles, Lord Lincoln, Mr. Dashwood, Governor Ell[------]?
Box 1, Folder 58

Item 5  Letter from Elizabeth Pierrepont, duchess of Kingston, Kingston House to "Sir" 1776 January 13

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Pierrepont pedigree, her pedigree
Box 1, Folder 59

Item 1  Letter from Ellen Thorneycroft (nee Fowler) Felkin, 98 Queen's Gate S.W. to Lady Frederick[e?] [after 1902] June 30

Scope and Content Note

Concerning her health and regrets for a missed visit
Box 1, Folder 59

Item 2  Manuscript note regarding death of Rev. William Glen [after 1848]

Scope and Content Note

"Dead on Friday the 15th of January 1849 at Teheran [sic], Persia, age of 72 the Rev. Wm. Glen DD.--because was translator of the Scriptures into the Persian Language, and was also pastor about thirty years ago of the succession congregation at Annan, and more recently one of the Scotch missionaries in Russia"
Box 1, Folder 59

Item 3  Letter from Katharine Furse, 112 Beaufort Street, Chelsea to Mrs[?] Hodge 1917 September 16

Scope and Content Note

Letter on British Red Cross Society stationary
Box 1, Folder 59

Item 4  Letter from Eleanor C. Smyth, 12 Homesgarth, Letchworth, Herts to Mrs. Tristram 1911 August 26

Scope and Content Note

Gives information regarding her life and collection of autographs and letters, including those of Sir Samuel Cunard, Sir Stafford Northcote, Miss Martineau, Elilhu Burritt, Lord Brougham, Miss Wilson, Clarkson Stanfield, Longfellow
Box 1, Folder 59

Item 5  Letter from Frances Evelyne, Countess of Warwick, Easton Lodge, Dunmow to "Sir" [no year] August 27

Scope and Content Note

Concerning Warwick Castle
 

Documents Pertaining to Arwarton Estate ca. 1754-1771

Scope and Content Note

The Arwarton (or Erwarton) Estate documents include letters, notes, lists, and charts regarding the estate (primarily related to financial matters).
Box 1, Folder 60

Item 1  Notes regarding real estate transactions Undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes on the sale of an estate at Thatcham, the Priston Estate to Mr. Jenkins, property to Dr. Oliver
Box 1, Folder 60

Item 2  Lady Martha Parker Long's Legacies, with notes regarding money paid, 1758-1766 ca. 1766

Scope and Content Note

Includes note on money "brought over to Lady Chedworth my self"
Box 1, Folder 60

Item 3  Calculation of Arwarton Estate for Eight Years and a Half from Lady day 1749 to Michelmas 1757 1760

Scope and Content Note

Details income and expenses
Box 1, Folder 60

Item 4  Particulars of Hunts Farm Belonging to the Right Honorable Lady Dowager Martha Chedworth, Taken by William Chapman 1770

Scope and Content Note

Notes concerning fields, arable land by Chapman (surveyor)
Box 1, Folder 61

Item 1  End of note concerning farm to be let, signed "M:Chedworth" [no year] September 10

Box 1, Folder 61

Item 2  Document concerning conditions of tenancy at Arw[e]rton Hall Undated

Scope and Content Note

Probably written by both Mr. Chapman (surveyor) and Martha Chedworth; addresses Mr. Joshua Sharpe
Box 1, Folder 61

Item 3  Document stating tenant to grant conditions of lodging, etc. in "the Hall" for "Lady C, her friends & steward" 1771 September

Scope and Content Note

Probably by Martha Chedworth, includes additional comments on lease
Box 1, Folder 61

Item 4  Notes, probably by Martha Chedworth, concerning Hunt's farm and Daldy's farm, recipe, her tooth Undated

Box 1, Folder 61

Item 5  Letter, unsigned, from Needham Market, to "My good lady" 1768 January 4

Scope and Content Note

Concern rents at Erwarton; mentions Sharpe, J. Hunt, Dalby
Box 1, Folder 62

Item 1  Document in question and answer format concerning ownership of Arwarton Estate, signed "Evans" 1754 December 3

Scope and Content Note

Martha and Elizabeth Parker-a-Morley-Long named as coheirs of their father Philip
Box 1, Folder 62

Item 2  Proposal from Lord Chedworth (John Thynne Howe) to Lady Martha Chedworth concerning distribution of money and property 1762 April 25

Scope and Content Note

Notes state Lord Harcourt gave proposal to Lord Egmont, who delivered it to Lady Chedworth
Box 1, Folder 62

Item 3  Two letters (sewn together) from Mr. Daldy, Erwarton to Lady Chedworth and to Mr. Cornwall; both labeled "a copy" 1770 November 5

Scope and Content Note

Letter to Lady Chedworth concerns value of land; "Verbal Answer to Mr. Cornwall" concerns lease and includes note from "M:Chedworth"
Box 1, Folder 62

Item 4  Letter, probably from William East, Hall Place to "Madam" 1769 January 17

Scope and Content Note

Thanks her "Ladyship" for remembrances of his uncle; concerns other matters, trust
Box 1, Folder 63

Item 1  Letter from Lady Martha Chedworth to Joshua Sharpe concerning William East's potential involvement with finances of Estate 1769 August 17

Scope and Content Note

Expresses gratitude to Mr. [James?] Plunkett; does not wish to sell to the Earl of Egmont
Box 1, Folder 63

Item 2  Note, perhaps included with letter from Lady Chedworth to Joshua Sharpe, stating: "Please to be very cautious what you say to Mr. Bi[--]? If he calls on you. I asked 18-000 [pounds] for the Estate" Undated

Box 1, Folder 63

Item 3  Letter from Lady Martha Chedworth to Joshua Sharpe 1771 July 16

Scope and Content Note

Concerning Mr. Daldy's lease
Box 1, Folder 63

Item 4  Letter from Lady Martha Chedworth to Joshua Sharpe, "with a role of parchment" 1771 September 5

Scope and Content Note

Concerning land measurements, lease