Henry Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 6 items

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Description
Henry Leigh Hunt, English publisher. He was the son of John Hunt, the radical printer and publisher, and the nephew Leigh Hunt, the poet, journalist and critic. · To Augustus Applegath, printer in London : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 19 Jan 1824 : (H'ANA 0066) : begins, "I send the copy from which to set up Werner, also the last vol. of Byron's Works, published by Murray, as a model." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 27 May 1824 : (B'ANA 0523) : begins, "We have paper making for Vol. 12 of Byron's Works, I wish to use the same for Werner.".
Names
Hunt, Henry Leigh (Creator)
Applegath, Augustus, -1871 (Addressee)
Bowring, John, 1792-1872 (Addressee)
Hone, William, 1780-1842 (Addressee)
Hunt, Marianne, 1788-1857 (Addressee)
Hunt, Marriott (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1820 - 1836
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Ms
Topics
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: Henry Leigh Hunt, English publisher. He was the son of John Hunt, the radical printer and publisher, and the nephew Leigh Hunt, the poet, journalist and critic.
Content: · To Augustus Applegath, printer in London : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 19 Jan 1824 : (H'ANA 0066) : begins, "I send the copy from which to set up Werner, & also the last vol. of Byron's Works, published by Murray, as a model." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 27 May 1824 : (B'ANA 0523) : begins, "We have paper making for Vol. 12 of Byron's Works, & I wish to use the same for Werner.". · To John Bowring, politician, diplomat, and writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 19 Apr 1822 : (H'ANA 0063) : begins, "You will see by the paper what a sensation the fabrication of the 'Cordon Sanitaire' in the Chronicle has created in Paris.". · To William Hone, political writer and publisher : 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Jul [1825?] : (H'ANA 0105) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "I want very much to speak to you on the subject of the Every Day Book ....". · To Marianne Hunt (his aunt), wife of journalist and critic Leigh Hunt : 1 autograph letter signed : (H'ANA 0022) : 21 Dec 1820 : begins, "Your charge against me of want of attention to my Uncle's interests & comfort, I cannot but consider very extraordiary under existing circumstances ...". · To Marriott Hunt, his brother : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 May 1836 : (H'ANA 0008) : from Barbados; begins, "The box of books arrived, in good condition ...". · To J. W. Southgate, London publisher : 1 autograph note signed : "Friday morning" [w/m = 1828] : begins, "Mr. Sainsbury will call & sign the enclosed ...".
Content: Also held by the Pforzheimer Collection is a 7 Jan 1828 letter to H. L. Hunt by a correspondent [D. Furber?] whose signature is unclear (H'ANA 0062); the letter is filed in call number order among the H. L. Hunt manuscripts
Physical Description
Extent: 6 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18138075
MSS Unit ID: 23552
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23552
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b199e90-da71-0133-e250-00505686d14e
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