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Title
Autograph letter signed to W.T. Baxter, 30 December 1817
Additional title: Autograph letter signed
Names
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 (Author)
Baxter, William Thomas, 1771-1842 (Addressee)
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 (Author)
Collection

Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material

Series II. Correspondence

To William Thomas Baxter, canvas manufacturer:

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1817-12-30
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (PBS 0045)
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (MWS 0189)
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Citation/reference: SC 441: volume V, page 381; Jones 441: volume I, page 587
Physical Description
Extent: 5 pages (1 double sheet, 1 single sheet)
Description
From Marlow; begins, "Your candid explanation is very welcome to me . . . ." With a ten-line postscript by Mary Shelley (MWS 0189) written upside-down at the head of page 1; begins, "You see I prophesied well three months ago when you were here - I then said that I was sure that Mr. B. was averse to our intercourse and would find some means to break it off . . . ."; the address (page 6) also in Mary Shelley's hand.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17040453
MSS Unit ID: 19614
Archives EAD ID: 1746934
Archives EAD ID: 1715131
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e43f300-4619-0134-c9f5-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1817: Created
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Autograph letter signed to W.T. Baxter, 30 December 1817" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba822527-bc93-43cd-e040-e00a180666d7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Autograph letter signed to W.T. Baxter, 30 December 1817" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba822527-bc93-43cd-e040-e00a180666d7

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1817). Autograph letter signed to W.T. Baxter, 30 December 1817 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba822527-bc93-43cd-e040-e00a180666d7

Wikipedia Citation

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Autograph letter signed to W.T. Baxter, 30 December 1817