Margaret Nicholson manuscript material : 3 items

Collection Data

Description
Holograph poem, "Justice with Mercy," : [post 2 Aug 1786] : (S'ANA 1076) : [from Bethlehem Hospital] : 1 p. (single sheet); written in two columns; seeking mercy from the king; begins, "Justice with Mercy / so to Balance the scale ..."
Names
Nicholson, Margaret, approximately 1750-1828 (Creator)
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 (Addressee)
Great Britain. Privy Council (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1786 - 1794 (Approximate)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Topics
Assassins -- Great Britain -- 18th century
English poetry -- 18th century
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: Margaret Nicholson, English assailant of King George III.
Content: Holograph poem, "Justice with Mercy," : [post 2 Aug 1786] : (S'ANA 1076) : [from Bethlehem Hospital] : 1 p. (single sheet); written in two columns; seeking mercy from the king; begins, "Justice with Mercy / so to Balance the scale ...".|||To the Privy Council : 1 autograph petition, third person : [9 Aug 1786-1794] : (S'ANA 0047) : [from Bethlehem Hospital] : 1 p. (single sheet) : begins, "M Nicholson petitions to His Majestys Most Honourable privy Counsell and Earnestly requests they will recommend this for me ..." Published with commentary as SC 3 in Shelley and his Circle v. 1, p. 34.|||To George III, King of Great Britain : 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Aug 1787 : (S'ANA 0046) : [from Bethlehem Hospital] : 1 p. (single sheet) : begins, "and may it please your Majesty this is to acquaint you and the Counsell that on the 9th Instant I am fully dicharg.d from this Inveterate Confinement ..." Published with commentary as SC 6 in Shelley and his Circle v. 1, p. 88.
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19664837
MSS Unit ID: 22199
Archives collections id: archives_collections_22199
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4daca4b0-dcb7-0133-529e-00505686d14e
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