George Gordon Byron, sixth Baron Byron, English poet. The Lord Byron manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and various documents. Among the writings are a holograph fair copy of his verse drama, Marino Faliero; the original manuscript of Canto XVI of his satirical poem, Don Juan; and the holograph manuscript of "Fare Thee Well," his poem to Lady Byron upon their separation. The bulk of the correspondence is dated between 1818 and 1823. Correspondents include Teresa Guiccioli, his last Italian mistress; Leigh Hunt, the poet, journalist, and literary critic; Thomas Moore, the poet and songwriter; Percy Bysshe Shelley, the poet; and over seventy-five others. The documents include checks, a letter of credit, and a codicil to his last will and testament.