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Holograph verse drama, "The Promise; or, A year, a month and a day. A Tragi-Comedy, in Five Acts"

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Title
Holograph verse drama, "The Promise; or, A year, a month and a day. A Tragi-Comedy, in Five Acts"
Collection

Edward Ellerker Williams manuscript material

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1821-12-07 - 1821-12-14
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (S'ANA 0578)
Topics
Verse drama -- 19th century
Genres
Manuscripts
Physical Description
Extent: 1 volume (103 manuscript pages, 60 total leaves)
Notebook with vellum-backed binding.
Description
Play text begins, "Act I. Scene I. Italy. A Wood near Pavia. Enter Saladin, and Achmet. Sal. I do mistrust our spies:-- for, through the towns, / The Busy, populous towns that yet we've passed . . . ." Shelved as *Pforz 559R 10.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21133308
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13e8cd40-6444-0136-09c8-5dcb87d13d58
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Holograph verse drama, "The Promise; or, A year, a month and a day. A Tragi-Comedy, in Five Acts" " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dacdda80-cf45-0136-bead-071eb8d51789

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1821 - 1821). Holograph verse drama, "The Promise; or, A year, a month and a day. A Tragi-Comedy, in Five Acts" Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dacdda80-cf45-0136-bead-071eb8d51789

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Holograph verse drama, "The Promise; or, A year, a month and a day. A Tragi-Comedy, in Five Acts"