Edward John Trelawny manuscript material

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Edward John Trelawny, English writer and adventurer. His friendships with and writings about the Romantic poets Byron and Shelley brought him considerable fame following their deaths, and well into the Victorian era. This guide lists and describes the manuscript materials held by the Pforzheimer Collection that were created by Edward John Trelawny, including original holograph writings and letters.
Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881 (Creator)
Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871 (Addressee)
Bright, John Albert, 1848-1924 (Addressee)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Addressee)
Clairmont, Claire, 1798-1879 (Addressee)
Clairmont, Pauline, 1825-1891 (Addressee)
Dawkins, Edward James, 1792-1865 (Addressee)
Dillon, John Henry, 1819-1877 (Addressee)
Draper, Augusta, 1798-1887 (Addressee)
French, Charlotte Emma Georgina, 1818-1896 (Addressee)
Gaskell, Mary Heywood, 1785-1848 (Addressee)
Gordon, Mary Theodosia, 1845-1925 (Addressee)
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (Addressee)
Johnson, Mrs. Samuel (Addressee)
Johnson, Samuel (Addressee)
Kemble, Adelaide (Addressee)
Kirkup, Seymour Stocker, 1788-1880 (Addressee)
Knox, Alexander A. (Addressee)
Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848 (Addressee)
Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835 (Addressee)
Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, 1791-1865 (Addressee)
Roberts, Daniel, 1789-1869 (Addressee)
Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919 (Addressee)
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 (Addressee)
Taylor, Emma, 1841 or 1842- (Addressee)
Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881
Trevanion, Charlotte, 1797-1883 (Addressee)
Vail, Aaron, 1796-1878 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1817 - 1879
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- Death and burial
Authors, English -- 19th century
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
Content: The Edward John Trelawny manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings and correspondence. The writings include a holograph account of the death and cremation of Percy Bysshe Shelley; and a holograph inventory of Lord Byron's papers, made shortly after his death. Correspondents include Claire Clairmont, of the Shelley circle; Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist and critic; Adelaide Kemble, singer and author; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist; and over twenty others. Items treated in Shelley and his Circle or included in H. B. Forman's Letters of Edward John Trelawny (1910) are noted with reference.
Biographical/historical: Edward John Trelawny, English writer and adventurer.
Physical Description
Extent: 129 items
Type of Resource
Other local Identifier: Pforz MS
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20955126
MSS Unit ID: 23795
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23795
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 156a9510-2412-013c-b2f5-0242ac110002
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