Marina Querini Benzon manuscript material : 3 items

Collection Data

Description
Countess Marina Querini Benzon, née Chiara, Venetian hostess. · To Lord Byron, poet : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : "sabato" [?after 3 Apr 1819] : (B'ANA 0369) : ¹/₄ page (single sheet) : [no place] : in Italian; begins, "ella scrive benissimo -- ti rimando le due carte ..." Published with translation and commentary as SC 632 in Shelley and his Circle, v. VII, p. 364. -- 1 autograph letter signed : [?Nov-Dec 1819] : (B'ANA 0295) : ¹/₂ page (double sheet) : [no place] : in Italian; begins, "Io non ispero punto di ottenere il favore ..." Published with translation as SC 642 in Shelley and his Circle, v. VII, p. 538. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Jun 1821 : (B'ANA 0370) : 1 page (double sheet) : from "Venezia" : in Italian; begins, "La comparsa del professore Legnani mi ha fatto un piacere infinito, perche mi portò le vostre nuove ...".
Names
Querini Benzon, Marina, 1757-1839 (Creator)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1819 - 1821 (Questionable)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Topics
Nobility -- Italy -- 19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: Countess Marina Querini Benzon, née Chiara, Venetian hostess.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19953289
MSS Unit ID: 22491
Archives collections id: archives_collections_22491
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ccb75b90-d989-0133-98a1-00505686d14e
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