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Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

Samuel Lover letters

1837–1864 and undated

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F539

Creator: Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

Title: Samuel Lover letters

Inclusive Dates: 1837–1864 and undated

Extent: 6 items (10 pp.)

Abstract: Letters from Samuel Lover to various individuals.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F539, Samuel Lover letters, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1996.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.

The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish painter, playwright and author Samuel Lover (1797–1868) was a prolific artist during the nineteenth century. He painted portraits and wrote plays, ballads and novels.


"Samuel Lover 1797–1868." Literature Online. (accessed March 16, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of six autograph letters signed by Samuel Lover to the following: T. Crofton Croker, R. Shelton MacKenzie, J. G. Carpenter, Charles Cradock, William Jerdan, and Leopold.

Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--19th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Detailed Contents List

Samuel Lover letters, 1837–1864 and undated   [Box 34 F539]

Five autograph letters signed, one autograph note signed, 10 pp.