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Madame de Staël manuscript material : 5 items

Collection Data

Description
Anne-Louise-Germaine de Staël, née Necker, Baroness Staël von Holstein, French-Swiss writer and salon leader. · To Ludovico di Breme, Italian writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Sep 1816 : (B'ANA 0777) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Coppet : begins, "[vous?] vis bien mon cher ami, vos intéresses à M. Polidori, le medicin de Lord Biren qui désirait que vous essuiez la bonté de lui donner des lettres pour des médecins à Padoue at à Pavie ...".
Names
Stäel, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817 (Creator)
Breme, Ludovico di, 1780-1820 (Addressee)
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 (Addressee)
Devonshire, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of, 1758-1824 (Addressee)
Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1814 - 1816
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Ms
Topics
Authors, French -- 19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Biographical/historical: Anne-Louise-Germaine de Staël, née Necker, Baroness Staël von Holstein, French-Swiss writer and salon leader.
Content: · To Ludovico di Breme, Italian writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Sep 1816 : (B'ANA 0777) : 1 page (double sheet) : from Coppet : begins, "[vous?] vis bien mon cher ami, vos intéresses à M. Polidori, le medicin de Lord Biren qui désirait que vous essuiez la bonté de lui donner des lettres pour des médecins à Padoue at à Pavie ..." · To Lord Byron, poet : 1 autograph letter signed : "le Samedi" [between 10 Jun and 1 Nov 1816] : (B'ANA 0698) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Coppet : in French; begins, "j'espérois un peu que vous viendriez me voir et que nous lirions ensemble cet admirable manuscrit ..." Mounted on the second leaf following page 108 in volume 2 of the grangerized copy of Nichol's Byron. · To Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire : 2 items : -- 1 autograph letter unsigned : 14 Mar 1816 : (B'ANA 0349) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Florence : in French; begins, "il faut que je renonce my dear dutchess au bonheur de vous voir en Italie cette année ..."; asking for news of Lady Byron and commenting on Byron's marriage, which she likens to a sequel to The Corsair. -- 1 autograph letter unsigned : 30 Jul 1816 : (B'ANA 0350) : 4 pages (double sheet) : from Coppet : begins, "vous avez surement des nouvelles de tout ce qui vous intéresse dear dutchess ..."; on Byron, and also Lady Caroline Lamb's Glenarvon. Published in full with commentary as SC 572 in Shelley and his Circle, volume VII, page 49ff. · To William Wilberforce, politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist : 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Mar 1814 : (MISC 4063) : 1 page (double sheet) : [from London] : in French; begins, "je ne saurois vous exprimer my dear Sir combien je me suis honorée de vous possèder chez moi!".
Physical Description
Extent: 5 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20861310
MSS Unit ID: 23753
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23753
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9ad1fd0-da4e-0133-61d0-00505686d14e
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