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Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849.

Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman

1839 May 22


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F555


Creator: Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849.


Title: Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman


Inclusive Dates: 1839 May 22


Extent: 1 item (2 pp.)


Abstract: Letter from Marguerite, Countess of Blessington to publisher William Longman.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F555, Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, 1997

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish writer Marguerite Blessington (1789–1849) authored literary works in a variety of genres including travel, novels and poetry. She also held salons in London.

Sources:

"Margaret Power Farmer Gardiner - September 1, 1789–June 4, 1849." Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 166: British Travel Writers, 1837–1875: Victorian Period. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Barbara Brothers, and Julia Gergits, Youngstown State University. The Gale Group, 1996. pp. 50-54. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 20, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This is a letter from the Countess of Blessington to publisher William Longman regarding the proof of one of her books.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Longman, William, 1813-1877.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--19th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Occupation
Authors.

Related Materials in this Repository

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


Detailed Contents List

Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman , 1839 May 22   [Box 35 F555]

Autograph letter signed, 2 pp.