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Authors, English -- 19th century -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

A. S. Balestier letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325133]
Identifier: MSS SC 2579
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 6 Aug. 1895 and addressed to H. B. Tedrow, an autograph collector in Omaha, Nebraska. Balestier writes that Rudyard Kipling will return to Vermont in September and will only give his autograph to those who first contribute $2.50 to "The Tribune Fresh Air Fund" of New York.

Dates: 1895 August 6

William Brown letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330778]
Identifier: MSS SC 3110
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 26 Aug. 1854, and addressed to "My Dear Sir," believed to be Edgar Bowring. Brown writes the following. "I learn that a Pamphlet containing our Decimal proceedings will be ready about Tuesday. I have desired copies to be sent to you. Pray send one to you Father with the enclosed letter. Ever yours respectfully. Wm Brown." The "Father" was Sir John Bowring. The item probably relates to the book, "The decimal system in numbers" by John Bowring.

Dates: 1854 August 26

Wilkie Collins letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320977]
Identifier: MSS SC 2262
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 14 January of an unspecified year. Collins responds to a person named Harry who had requested Collins send him his autograph.

Dates: approximately 1880

Edward William Cooke letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321561]
Identifier: MSS SC 2308
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter written to "Dear W. Ruskin" and dated 5 July 1867. Cooke writes that he is looking forward to a visit by Ruskin in the near future.

Dates: 1867

Correspondence, 1875-1896

 Item — Box 5: [Barcode: 31197233283172], Folder: 46-47
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwitten and signed letter, dated 26 Oct. 1896 (?), and addressed to Lord Ashcombe. Benson writes concerning the "Alfred Commemoration." Also with the collection is a letter addressed to "My dear Cousin" with an illegible signature. Presumably, the item was sent to Benson by a relative. The date of the item is uncertain. The item deals with concerns over when the two will again meet and with a gift from the Duke of Bedford of 500 pounds. Also included are photocopies of these letters...
Dates: 1875-1896

Thomas Cresank letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321553]
Identifier: MSS SC 2307
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter written to "Dear Prinsep" on "Linden Grove Bayswater" stationary. Cresank writes that he would be delighted if Prinsep would come and dine with him on Feb. 5th. It is believed that Cresank may have had something to do with the literary circles of England.

Dates: approximately 1880

John Holland papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313519]
Identifier: MSS SC 1619
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten letters, three etchings, and a pamphlet commemorating Holland's death. The etchings are of Holland, his home, and of Sheffield Manor Lodge. The letters relate to Holland's writings.

Dates: 1821-1873

John William Inchbold letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321579]
Identifier: MSS SC 2309
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to "Dear Howell." Inchbold writes that he does not have the energy to meet with Howell at the appointed time. He suggests that another time might be better.

Dates: approximately 1880

Letter, 1812

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233283198], Folder: 54-55
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 24 April 1812, and addressed to "Mr. Best." Brodie recommends "The Bearer of this, Mr. Bayle" for a position.

Dates: 1812

Letter, an autograph, and a portrait, 1820-1846

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233283198], Folder: 52-53
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 10 Nov. 1846 and addressed to F. W. Fairholt. Britton agrees to meet with Fairholt. Also included is an autograph of Britton and an etching portrait of him dated 1820.

Dates: 1820-1846