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John Gisborne manuscript material

Collection Data

Gisborne, John, 1773-1836 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1822 - 1833
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Biographical/historical: John Gisborne, friend of Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley. Gisborne was trained as a merchant in his youth, and in 1800 he married Maria Reveley, a friend of William Godwin's. The Gisbornes moved to Italy in 1801 and became important friends of the Shelleys in 1818 when the young couple visited them at their Leghorn home. In 1821, John and Maria returned to England, eventually retiring in Plymouth.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 items
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 262478519
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17054103
MSS Unit ID: 23456
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebef8ed0-1842-0133-5142-58d385a7bbd0
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