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.
MSS 099, F555, Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
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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.
"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).
This is a letter from the Countess of Blessington to publisher William Longman regarding the proof of one of her books.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington letter to William Longman , 1839 May 22 [Box 35 F555]
Autograph letter signed, 2 pp.