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Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

Samuel Lover letter to William Pickering

1845 March 20

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F575

Creator: Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

Title: Samuel Lover letter to William Pickering

Inclusive Dates: 1845 March 20

Extent: 1 item (2 pp.)

Abstract: Letter from Samuel Lover to William Pickering.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F575, Samuel Lover letter to William Pickering, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1997.


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 small collection consists of one autograph letter signed from Samuel Lover to publisher William Pickering, concerning Lover's "Irish Evenings," which eventually became his show Paddy's Portfolio.

Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Dramatists, 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.

MSS 099, F393 Samuel Lover programme for "Paddy's Portfolio"

Detailed Contents List

Samuel Lover letter to William Pickering , 1845 March 20   [Box 35 F575]

Autograph letter signed, 2 pp.