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English laws for women in the nineteenth century

Collection Data

Description
Dealing largely with the author's personal and legal battles with her husband, George Norton.
Names
Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877 (Author)
J. Wertheimer and Co. (Printer)
Hayter, George, Sir, 1792-1871 (Illustrator)
Cochran, John, fl. 1821-1865 (Engraver)
Bennett, Emma Lucretia Le Fanu, d. 1893 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Wertheimer and Co.
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Norton, C. English laws for women in the nineteenth century)
Topics
Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Genres
Books
Notes
Ownership: Formerly owned by Emma Lucretia Le Fanu (Norton's cousin), with her initialed ownership signature ("ELL") on the title-page.
Content: Extra-illustrated with a frontispiece mezzotint portrait of Norton by J. Cochran after G. Hayter. -- Bound together with three printed works relating to Norton: a single sheet (2 p.) extract from The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblee for January, 1834, providing a "Genealogical memoir of the Hon. Mrs. Norton" (between p. iv and p. [1]); a single sheet (1 p. [handbill]) "Extract from the 'Times' of June 25th, 1836," with a letter to the editor commenting on the trial of Norton v. Lord Melbourne, signed "Currie and Woodgate"; and Norton's Letter to the Queen on Lord Chancellor Cranworth's marriage and divorce bill (London: Longman [et al.] 1855).
Physical Description
Extent: Iv, 176, 7-10 p. ; 21 cm.
Bound in contemporary half calf with marbled boards, with red morocco spine label and gilt spine-titling.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18803185
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd15d070-c603-012f-836b-58d385a7bc34
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