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Title
Autograph letter signed to Eliza Westbrook, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and her parents, ?7 December 1816
Names
Shelley, Harriet Westbrook (d. 1816) (Author)
Beauchamp, Elizabeth Westbrook, 1782-1854 (Addressee)
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 (Addressee)
Westbrook, Ann Elliott, 1756 or 1757-1819 (Addressee)
Westbrook, John, 1751-1835 (Addressee)
Collection

Harriet Westbrook Shelley manuscript material : 3 items

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1816-12-07 (Questionable)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (S'ANA 0063)
Topics
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- Family
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Citation/reference: Shelley and his Circle, SC 345
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 ¹/₂ pages (single sheet); 23 x 18.5 cm.
Description
To Eliza Westbrook, her sister; Percy Bysshe Shelley, her husband; and her parents : [no place] : her suicide letter; begins, "When you read this letr. I shall be more [sic] an inhabitatnt of this miserable world. do not regret the loss of one who could never be anything but a source of vexation & misery to you all belonging to me ..."
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20056078
MSS Unit ID: 22953
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c37a4d70-112a-0133-8b94-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1816: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Autograph letter signed to Eliza Westbrook, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and her parents, ?7 December 1816" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1816. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78a92c0e-6cbd-6d66-e040-e00a180662e4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Autograph letter signed to Eliza Westbrook, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and her parents, ?7 December 1816" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78a92c0e-6cbd-6d66-e040-e00a180662e4

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1816). Autograph letter signed to Eliza Westbrook, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and her parents, ?7 December 1816 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78a92c0e-6cbd-6d66-e040-e00a180662e4

Wikipedia Citation

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Autograph letter signed to Eliza Westbrook, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and her parents, ?7 December 1816