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Catherine Gordon Byron manuscript material : 10 items

Collection Data

Description
To James Cawthorn, publisher : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Feb 1810 : (B'ANA 0179) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Newstead Abbey : asking about recent reviews of her son's English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; begins, "I wrote to you the 24th or 25th of last month, and am surprised that I have received no answer." Mounted in album of Lord Byron Family & Friends; shelved as *Pforz 558R 25.
Names
Byron, Catherine Gordon, 1764?-1811 (Creator)
Cawthorn, James, -1833 (Addressee)
Duff, Mary Morrison (Addressee)
Hanson, John, 1755-1841 (Addressee)
Watson, James, 1747-1805 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1787 - 1810
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Topics
Mothers of authors -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: Catherine Byron, née Gordon, mother of Byron, the English poet.
Content: To James Cawthorn, publisher : 1 autograph letter signed : 5 Feb 1810 : (B'ANA 0179) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Newstead Abbey : asking about recent reviews of her son's English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; begins, "I wrote to you the 24th or 25th of last month, and am surprised that I have received no answer." Mounted in album of Lord Byron Family & Friends; shelved as *Pforz 558R 25.|||To James Clerk, Esq. at 222 Princes Street, Edinburgh : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Nov 1805 : (B'ANA 0525a) : 4 pages (double sheet) + letter cover (single sheet) : from Southwell : begins, "The death of Mr. Watson has given me much uneasiness ..."; along with a manuscript copy of Clerk's 26 Nov reply (B'ANA 0525b). -- 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Dec 1805 : (B'ANA 0526) : [no place] : 1 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : begins, "I received your letter with a bill for seventy five pound enclosed being the interest of £3000 from Whitsuntide to Martinmas ...".|||To Mary Morrison Duff, friend of the family : 1 autograph letter signed : 15 Apr 1799 : (B'ANA 0627) : from Newstead Abbey : 3 ¹/₃ pages (double sheet) : discussing her son's deformed foot; begins, "I was favored with your letter some time ago ..." Published in full with commentary as SC 770 Shelley and his Circle v. IX, p. 43-58.|||To John Hanson, solicitor : 4 items : -- 1 autograph check signed : 31 May 1803 : (B'ANA 0654) : from Nottingham : 1 page (single sheet) : for £27.18.0 to go to Messrs. Wright & Co. -- 1 autograph check signed : 18 Jul 1804 : (B'ANA 0687) : from Southwell : 1 page (single sheet) : for £50 to go to W. Cheetham. Mounted on leaf following p. 10 in v. I of the grangerized copy of Nichol's Byron. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Sep 1804 : (B'ANA 0531) : from Southwell : 1 page (double sheet) : wanting half of address leaf; begins, "You will be so good as give Byron fifteen pounds ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 25 Jun 1805 : (B'ANA 0653) : from Southwell : 3 pages (double sheet) : begins, "I have this day drawn on you for eighty pounds at three months date ...".|||To Frances Leigh, her sister-in-law : 1 autograph letter signed : 27 Mar 1791 : (B'ANA 0081) : from Aberdeen : 2 pages (double sheet) : begins, "I received your letter some time ago and would have answered it sooner but do not like to make you pay so much for postages of letters that I am sure can not amuse you ..." Published in full with commentary as SC 371 in Shelley and his Circle v. IV, p. 906-907.|||To James Watson, Writer to the Signet, her legal agent in Edinburgh : 1 autograph letter signed : 11 Nov 1787 : (B'ANA 0737) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Paris : written during the last months of her pregnancy; begins, "I have drawn upon you for the sum of Three Hundred pounds at two months which is the time that Lord Aberdeens Bond becomes due ...".
Physical Description
Extent: 10 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16493257
MSS Unit ID: 19484
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19484
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6820fe20-d979-0133-90a3-00505686d14e
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