Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material

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Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English Romantic poet. The Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and documents. Among the writings are the manuscript of his political treatise, A Philosophical View of Reform; a volume of his juvenile poetry, the "Esdaile Notebook"; and extensive revisions in a printed copy of his Queen Mab. The bulk of the correspondence is dated between 1816 and 1821. Correspondents include: Lord Byron, poet; William Godwin, philosopher and novelist; Thomas Jefferson Hogg, lawyer and writer; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist; and over fifty others. The documents include a number of autograph checks and two holograph versions of his last will and testament
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 (Creator)
Ballachey, George Baker, 1782-1857 (Addressee)
Baxter, William Thomas, 1771-1842 (Addressee)
Bryant, William, 1760-1844 (Addressee)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Addressee)
Charters, Thomas, 1782 or 1783-1847 (Addressee)
Clairmont, Claire, 1798-1879 (Addressee)
Curran, Amelia, 1775-1847 (Addressee)
Dawe, George, 1781-1829 (Addressee)
Evans, John, 1776 or 1777-1843 (Addressee)
Gisborne, John, 1773-1836 (Addressee)
Gisborne, Maria, 1770-1836 (Addressee)
Godwin, William, 1756-1836 (Addressee)
Graham, Edward Fergus, 1784 or 1785-1854 (Addressee)
Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873 (Addressee)
Hamilton, S. (Samuel) (Addressee)
Hayward, Richard William, 1778 or 1779-1824 (Addressee)
Hogg, John, 1761-1823 (Addressee)
Hogg, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1862 (Addressee)
Hone, William, 1780-1842 (Addressee)
Hookham, Thomas (Addressee)
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (Addressee)
Lambert, John, (Businessman) (Addressee)
Longdill, Pynson Wilmot, 1779 or 1780-1823 (Addressee)
Madocks, William Alexander, 1773-1828 (Addressee)
Murray, John, 1778-1843 (Addressee)
Norfolk, Charles Howard, Duke of, 1746-1815 (Addressee)
North, Frederick, Earl of Guilford, 1766-1827 (Addressee)
Novello, Vincent, 1781-1861 (Addressee)
Ollier, Charles, 1788-1859 (Addressee)
Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866 (Addressee)
Roberts, William, (Surgeon) (Addressee)
Roe, James, 1790 or 1791- (Addressee)
Sandham, William, 1752 or 1753-1823 (Addressee)
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 (Addressee)
Shelley, Bysshe, Sir, 1731-1815 (Addressee)
Shelley, Elizabeth, 1794-1831 (Scribe)
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 (Addressee)
Shelley, Timothy, Sir, 1753-1844 (Addressee)
Slatter, John, 1773 or 1774-1847 (Addressee)
Smith, Horace, 1779-1849 (Addressee)
Stockdale, John Joseph, 1770-1847 (Addressee)
Taaffe, John, 1787-1862 (Addressee)
Teasdale, Richard, (Attorney) (Addressee)
Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881 (Addressee)
Whitton, William, 1763?-1832 (Addressee)
Willats, William, 1791-1867 (Addressee)
Williams, Jane, 1798-1884 (Addressee)
Williams, John, 1778-1850 (Addressee)
Brooks, Son & Dixon (Addressee)
English, English & Becks (Addressee)
Lackington, Allen and Co. (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1809 - 1822
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
English essays -- 19th century
English poetry -- 19th century
Legal documents -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Poets, English -- 19th century
Content: Items treated in Shelley and his Circle or included in Frederick L. Jones's Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1964) are noted with reference.
Physical Description
Extent: 303 items
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17040453
MSS Unit ID: 19614
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19614
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdd39050-4618-0134-c53b-00505686d14e
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