RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 461319741 LA English T1 Autograph letters signed and initialled from John Payne Collier to various people A1 Collier, John Payne,, Bailey, James W.,, Balmanno, Robert,, Baverstock, E. J.,, Bennett, W. C., Bliss, Philip,, Brown, Henry,, Chappell, W., Cole, Robert,, Cruikshank, George,, Dixon, William Hepworth,, Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall,, Ellis, Frederick Startridge,, Fairholt, F. W., Flower, Selina,, Flower, Edward Fordham,, Furness, Horace Howard,, Guild, James Wyllie,, Hone, William,, Hooper, Richard,, Hopkins, Hugh,, Hunt, William Oakes,, Ingleby, C. M., Jarvis, John William,, Jervis, Swynfen,, Jesse, Edward,, Laing, David,, Lowe, Edward C., Madden, Frederic,, Maidment, James,, Nichols, J. B., Paine, Cornelius,, Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph,, Pickering, William,, Pycroft, George,, Reid, W. Wardlaw,, Rimbault, Edward F., Rodd, Thomas,, Sewall, Henry F.,, Shepherd, Richard Herne,, Shoberl, Frederic,, Smith, Alexander,, Stearns, Charles W., Stevenson, Thomas George,, Stock,, Toovey, Alfred Dixon,, Tyson, W.,, Waight, W. Brownlow,, Wheatley, Henry B., Wright, Thomas,, Bell and Daldy,, Chapman and Hall,, YR 1818 AB 216 mostly autograph letters signed and initialed; also, newspaper clippings. Letters include references to various literary figures: several refer to E. Alleyn; (173) to Collier's copy of a masque with emendations in Chapman's hand; (26) to information about Churchyard; (32, 156) discuss his editions of Coleridge lectures; (127) to his having Drayton's copy of the Faerie Queene; (153) to [Forman's] diary describing Shakespearean performances; (34) to Greene's Menaphon; some to his work on John Bunyan; (126, 127) to a misplaced Southey manuscript. Shakespearean references include: authorship of Edward III; biographical information; facsimiles of plays; alleged forgeries; his house; his knowledge of law; monuments; portraits, and criticism. Scattered references to attacks on Collier occur in the Ebsworth letters and elsewhere; several concern the Perkins Folio; enclosed in (167) are copies of 16 title pages taken from the "corrected folio of 1632." Letters contain numerous references to his associations with the Camden Society, the Percy Society, and the Shakespeare Society. (216-223) are newspaper clippings, 1859-1860, discussing the authenticity of emendations in the Perkins Folio; with them is Collier's unpublished draft of his reply, March 25, 1860, to Sir Frederic Madden's letter in the Times.