J. A. Hessey manuscript material : 5 items

Collection Data

Description
James Augustus Hessey, English bookseller and printer. In partnership with John Taylor at 93 Fleet Street, Hessey published early work by Keats and owned the London Magazine (1821-5). · To John Taylor, publisher and writer (his business partner) : 2 items -- 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Mar 1818 : (H'ANA 0091) : 1 page (double sheet) : [no place] : relating to the copyright and profits of Leigh Hunt's Story or Rimini; begins, "Mr. Hunt has sent the twenty guineas ..."; With a copied extract, in Hessey's hand, of a letter from Shelley to Hunt relating to the situation, on page 3 of the letter sheet. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Jan [1825] : (MISC 1382a) : 3 pages (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "When I came home last night I found a letter from S[outhern] which I enclose. I sent your letter this morning enclosed in one from myself of which I send you a copy ..."; along with the copy of Hessey's letter to Henry Southern (MISC 1382b) on a separate single sheet.
Names
Hessey, J. A. (James Augustus), 1785-1870 (Creator)
Southern, Henry, 1799-1853 (Addressee)
Taylor, John, 1781-1864 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1818 - 1825
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Ms
Topics
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 -- Story of Rimini
Kent, Elizabeth
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822
Taylor and Hessey
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: James Augustus Hessey, English bookseller and printer. In partnership with John Taylor at 93 Fleet Street, Hessey published early work by Keats and owned the London Magazine (1821-5).
Content: · To John Taylor, publisher and writer (his business partner) : 2 items -- 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Mar 1818 : (H'ANA 0091) : 1 page (double sheet) : [no place] : relating to the copyright and profits of Leigh Hunt's Story or Rimini; begins, "Mr. Hunt has sent the twenty guineas ..."; With a copied extract, in Hessey's hand, of a letter from Shelley to Hunt relating to the situation, on page 3 of the letter sheet. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Jan [1825] : (MISC 1382a) : 3 pages (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "When I came home last night I found a letter from S[outhern] which I enclose. I sent your letter this morning enclosed in one from myself of which I send you a copy ..."; along with the copy of Hessey's letter to Henry Southern (MISC 1382b) on a separate single sheet. · To Henry Southern, journalist and diplomat : 3 items -- 1 autograph letter (copy) signed : 5 Jan 1825 : (MISC 1382b) : 1 ¹/₂ pages (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "I am very sorry I've not send [sic] you an acct. earlier ..." -- 1 autograph letter (copy? draft?) unsigned : [15 Jul 1825] : (MISC 1374w) : 1 page (on page 3 of double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "If you can get the bill discounted all difficulty is at an end ..."; written on a letter from Southern to Hessey. Filed under "Southern." -- 1 autograph letter (draft) unsigned : [Jun 1825] : (MISC 1383f) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "In your note of the 14th Inst. to Mr. Taylor in which you state that you agree to take the whole of our interest in the L[ondon] M[agazine] for 1000£ ..."; with two cancelled lines on the verso.
Physical Description
Extent: 5 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18059017
MSS Unit ID: 23516
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23516
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b97bcae0-da78-0133-c0ae-00505686d14e
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