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Title
Letter (draft) to Michele Leoni, [circa 8-10 May 1820]; with autograph letter signed by Guiccioli to Byron
Additional title: Letter (draft)
Names
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Author)
Leoni, Michele, 1776-1858 (Addressee)
Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873 (Author)
Collection

George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron manuscript material

Series II: Correspondence

To Michele Leoni, Italian writer and translator

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1820-05-08 - 1820-05-10 (Approximate)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (B 0109)
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (TG 0220)
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Citation/reference: SC 740 : volume VIII, page 1016; Marchand volume 11, page 192 (both with English translations)
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 pages ; double sheet
Description
[No place]; in Italian; in the hand of Teresa Guiccioli, acting as amanuensis for Byron; apparently declining to write a preface for Leoni's translation of Shakespeare. On the same letter is included an autograph note from Guiccioli to Byron (TG 0220).
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 19609
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19609
Archives EAD ID: 3129303
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d93b0d70-ecdf-0136-c9a3-00b92ac46adc
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1788: Creator Born
  • 1820: Created (Approximate)
  • 1824: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Letter (draft) to Michele Leoni, [circa 8-10 May 1820]; with autograph letter signed by Guiccioli to Byron" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820 - 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2fe7a17-c11b-8b8a-e040-e00a18064acc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Letter (draft) to Michele Leoni, [circa 8-10 May 1820]; with autograph letter signed by Guiccioli to Byron" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2fe7a17-c11b-8b8a-e040-e00a18064acc

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1820 - 1820). Letter (draft) to Michele Leoni, [circa 8-10 May 1820]; with autograph letter signed by Guiccioli to Byron Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2fe7a17-c11b-8b8a-e040-e00a18064acc

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter (draft) to Michele Leoni, [circa 8-10 May 1820]; with autograph letter signed by Guiccioli to Byron