Letters concerning 'Recollections of the life of Lord Byron', by Robert Charles Dallas and the associated court case. Edit


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  • 1824-1951, undated. (Creation)


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  • Scope and Contents

    Contemporary letters have been placed at the beginning of the folder, arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname. Some of the letters have been annotated during the legal proceedings relating to this publications. Later letters relating to this publication and court case are then placed, in alphabetical order by surname.

    Contemporary letters:

    Letters of George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron, to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824-1825;

    Letters of Alexander Robert Charles Dallas to John Cam Hobhouse, with annotation, 1824;

    Letter of Alexander Robert Charles Dallas, Charles Knight and Henry Colburn to the executors of Lord Byron, 1824;

    Letter of Robert Charles Dallas to Augusta Leigh, with annotation, 1824;

    Letter of Charles Hanson to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824;

    Letters of John Hanson to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824;

    Letters and copies of letters of John Cam Hobhouse to George Anson Byron (7th Baron Byron), Robert Charles Dallas, and John Hanson, 1824;

    Letters of Augusta Leigh to Robert Charles Dallas, John Cam Hobhouse, 1824;

    Draft posisbly for an advertisement for the 'Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron', ?1824;

    Proof pages for various pages of 'Correspondence of Lord Byron', edited by Robert Charles Dallas, ?1824;

    Later letters:

    Letter of Lucy Rosamond Bentley to John Murray [V], 1951;

    Note relating to provenance of the following letters of Schultess-Young, ?1951;

    Copies of letters of John Murray [VI] to Lucy Rosamond Bentley, 1951;

    Letters of Henry Schultes Schultess-Young to Richard Bentley and George Bentley, with some copies of letters of Lord Byron, 1870, 1876 and 1878;

    Letter of Samuel Rodgers Townshend Mayer probably to George Bentley, ?1872.

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  • Bibliography

    Dallas, Robert Charles, 'Recollections of the life of Lord Byron from the year 1808 to the end of 1814', (London, 1824). National Library of Scotland shelfmark XX.1/3.