Correspondence and other material relating to the article 'True history of Lady Byron's life', in the 'Atlantic', by Harriet Beecher-Stowe. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.43539
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1869-1870, 1909. (Creation)

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  • 1 Folders (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Correspondence has been placed in alphabetical order by correspondent surname, before related manuscripts, pamphlets and other printed material.

    Letter of Charles Dickens to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letters of Louisa Anne Emily Ellis, Baroness Seaford, to John Murray [III], 1870;

    Letters of Whitwell Elwin to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letters of George Julian Harney to John Murray [III], 1869-1870;

    Letter of Amelia Marianne [Emily] Leigh to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letter of Geraldine Amelia Leigh to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letters and note of Alexander William Crawford Lindsay (later Earl of Crawford and Balcarres) to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letter of John Murray [IV] to Mrs Steele, 1909;

    Letter of Sir William Smith to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letter probably of George Carmichael Smyth to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letter of Philip Henry Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope, to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Letter of Martin Farquhar Tupper to John Murray [III], 1869;

    Manuscript and proof of an unpublished article of John Murray [III] relating to the article by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1869;

    Copy of 'True story of Lord and Lady Byron...in answer to Mrs. Beecher Stowe', ?1869;

    Uncut copy of a pamphlet entitled 'Light at last: the Byron Mystery!', ?1869;

    Pamphlet entitled 'Mrs. Stowe and the Byron controversy', ?1869;

    Uncut copy of a pamphlet entitled 'Police News Edition. Life of Lady Byron', ?1870;

    Pages from 'Macmillan's Magazine', showing an article entitled 'The true story of Lady Byron's life' by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1869;

    Press cuttings from various publications all concerning the separation of Lord and Lady Byron following the publication of the article by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1869.

  • Other Finding Aids

    Correspondent Mrs Steele unidentified and unindexed.

  • Bibliography

    Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 'True Story of Lady Byron's Life', in 'Atlantic Monthly' (September 1869, Boston).

    'True story of Lord and Lady Byron...in answer to Mrs. Beecher Stowe', (London, [1869]). National Library of Scotland shelfmark Bg.9/1.5 (1).

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