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Collins, Harriet Geddes 1790-1868

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Works: 260 works in 265 publications in 2 languages and 265 library holdings
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Harriet Geddes Collins
 
Most widely held works by Harriet Geddes Collins
London, to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins by William Collins( )

2 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complaining about the absence of his "dear love." Discussing letters received and plans for travel. Noting that Wilkie has shown him a poem, and mentioning a meeting of the committee for Sir David Wilkie's monument
[London], to his future wife Harriet Geddes by William Collins( )

2 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranging to meet for dinner at Miss Geddes's sister's house
[London], to his future wife Harriet Geddes by William Collins( )

2 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to call before and after dinner
[London], to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

2 editions published between 1839 and 1852 in Italian and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noting that he cannot travel in comfort by second class and must either pay for first class or "defer the pleasure of going to Southsea"; telling her what mail has arrived; discussing dinner engagements; mentioning household affairs
[London], to his future wife Harriet Geddes by William Collins( )

2 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engaging his dear Harriet to walk in Brock Street, and referencing "the disappointment [he] felt last night."
The Lee, Great Missenden, to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins by William Collins( )

1 edition published in 1841 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his travel plans and Miss Wilkie's plans to stay with the Collinses
Paris, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling her that her last letter never arrived; discussing a new house the family has rented; noting that he plans to return in April but can stay with various friends until the new house is ready; lettering her know he received the parcels she sent with Charles Dickens; informing her that he met [Frederic] Leighton and saw his new painting
[London, to his mother, Harriet Collins?] by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A school exercise offering evidence to support Homer's quotation that "the government of many is not good."
London, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling her he is sending a copy of his play; saying he is going to come visit her soon; reporting that on Thursday he is going to see his brother's wife in a private theatrical; mentioning various acquaintances; asking if he can bring her anything when he comes to visit
Dover, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Informing his mother that he will return next Saturday; noting that he has been suffering from an ear-ache and face-ache; telling her that she "will have a glorious number of Bleak House" with "a wonderful description of a death -- terribly true and genuinely pathetic."
[London], to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting on his return to school; asking her to tell his brother Charlie "that we have made the boat and it sails very well"; mentioning his father, William Collins, and his paintings for an exhibition
Edinborough [i.e., Edinburgh], to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins by William Collins( )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his journey to Scotland with Wilkie, and plans to visit Mr. Otter at Thurso
Naples, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Complaining about the weather in Rome; mentioning family friends in Rome and Naples; lamenting that he has seen nothing in Naples but rain; describing street scenes in Naples; noting that he is getting ideas for another book
Wilkie Collins collection of autograph letters signed (117) : London, Paris, etc., to his mother, Harriet [Geddes] Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 117 letters from Wilkie Collins to his mother. The letters include references to Collins' family, including his brother, Charles Allston Collins, and his father, William Collins. They also contain details about Collins' friendship with Charles Dickens
Dinant, to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins by William Collins( )

1 edition published in 1828 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hoping that Harriet has received his letter from Bruges (MA 3154.18). Describing his travels and plans to visit Namur, and sending greetings to his family
Windsor, to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins by William Collins( )

1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his return from Windsor and noting that "the King who likes the Picture much and said many kind things" about it
London, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing the work being done on his new house; telling her about a dinner with [Charles] Dickens; saying he has written to Smith & Elder to say he "will give evidence if needful against the ruffian who has taken [his] name and [his] books in vain"; mentioning that a stray kitten "is galloping over [his] back and shoulders, which makes writing difficult."
London, to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins by William Collins( )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enclosing a note (not present), describing the heat and a "soiree at Mrs Catherine's." Giving news of several friends and mentioning the beginning of a new picture
London, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling her that he is thinking of going to the German baths but will come to see her at Bournemouth before he leaves
London, to his mother, Harriet Collins by Wilkie Collins( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Complaining about the heat in London; discussing his summer plans, including a sailing trip with [Edward] Pigott and [Charles] Ward and a visit to Lord Houghton's [Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton] in Yorkshire; mentioning a meeting with the Dickenses and Miss [Georgina] Hogarth
 
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