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Correspondence and other material concerning publications relating to Lord Byron after his death., 1824-1951, undated.

Identifier: MSS.43535-53540

Scope and Contents

The material in this sequence relates to some posthumous publications or proposed publications about Lord Byron. Some of these publications proved to be contentious and there is correspondence here relating to controversies surrounding the published works.

Works represented include those of Robert Charles Dallas, John Hanson, Ralph King-Milbanke and Thomas Moore. There are letters of these authors along with some manuscripts, proofs and newspaper clippings relating to the publications. There are also letters of other correspondents about these posthumous works, including Lady Byron, John Cam Hobhouse, Augusta Leigh, John Murray [III] and John Murray [IV].

Also included is material relating to 'The true story of Lady Byron's life' by Harriett Beecher-Stowe, and 'The life and letters of Lady Byron' by Mayne Ethel Colburn.


  • Creation: 1824-1951, undated.

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6 Folders

Language of Materials



The sequence begins with material relating to 'Astarte' by Ralph King-Milbanke. The rest of the material relating to works about Lord Byron has then been arranged alphabetically by author or editor surname. The records relating to the publications about Lady Byron have then been placed at the end of the sequence.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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