Fanny Silvestrini manuscript material : 8 items

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Description
Francesca "Fanny" Silvestrini, confidante of Byron's mistress, Teresa Guiccioli; mother of the children of Byron's steward, Lega Zambelli. · To Teresa Guiccioli, Lord Byron's "last attachment" : 8 letters in Italian : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 25 Nov 1819 : (B'ANA 0288) : 2 pages (double sheet) : [from Venice] : begins, "Tieni, mia Amica: eccoti una lettera del tuo Byron, del tuo sempre Amico ...." Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 644, v. 7, p. 546f. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 30 Nov 1819 : (B'ANA 0289) : 2 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : from Venezia : begins, "Jeri sera ho ricevuto una tua riga, ed ho portato tosto la lettera acchiusa a Mylord ...." Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 646, v. 7, p. 646f. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 2 Dec 1819 : (B'ANA 0290) : 2 ³/₄ pages (double sheet) : from Venezia : begins, "Strassera ho ricevuto la tua dei 30. e portai come il solito l'acchiusa a Mylord ...." Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 649, v. 7, p. 574f. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 9 Dec 1819 : (B'ANA 0287) : 1 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : from Venezia : begins, "La posta non é giunta ancora, e fino a domattina non possiamo avere le tue lettere, forse le più desiderate da Mylord ..."; with an autograph letter in Byron's hand on the same letter sheet (B 0084). Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 651, v. 7, p. 586f. Filed under "Byron." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Dec 1819 : (B'ANA 0291) : 2 pages (double sheet) : [from Venice] : begins, "Adesso, adesso che suonano le 9. Lega ni porta il tuo Plico ...." Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 652, v. 7, p. 591f. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Dec 1819 : (B'ANA 0292) : 1 page (single sheet) : [from Venice] : begins, "Inquietissimo, Mylord, immaginandosi che la sua lettera dei 7. nunzia della sua partenza per l'Inghilterra ti avrà più afflita che mai ...." Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 654, v. 7, p. 599f. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Dec 1819 : (B'ANA 0293) : 1 ¹/₄ pages (double sheet) : from Venezia : begins, "Il ritorno del Corriere ci ha colmati tutti di consolazione ...." Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 655, v. 7, p. 603f. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Apr 1820 : (B'ANA 0294) : 3 pages (double sheet) : from Venezia : begins, "Cosa dirti, come dimostrarti la mia gratitudine, per il tratto della tua amicizia?" Published in full with translation and commentary in Shelley and his Circle as SC 726, v. 8, p. 939f.
Names
Silvestrini, Fanny, -1824 (Creator)
Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1819 - 1820
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Ms
Topics
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: Francesca "Fanny" Silvestrini, confidante of Byron's mistress, Teresa Guiccioli; mother of the children of Byron's steward, Lega Zambelli.
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20596165
MSS Unit ID: 23724
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23724
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da420020-d997-0133-7880-00505686d14e
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