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|Named Person:||Guy Carleton Dorchester, Baron; Dawson Turner; Joseph Wilton; James Wolfe; James Wolfe; James Wolfe; James Wolfe; James Wolfe; Ralph Burton; William Dealtry|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Wolfe; Thomas Bell; Katherine Lowther Powlett Bolton, Duchess of Bolton; Thomas Fisher; Philip Hardel; William Petty Lansdowne, Marquis of; Welbore Ellis Mendip, Baron; Hervey Smyth, Sir; George Townshend Townshend, Marquis; Samuel Francis Swinden; Charles Warde; George Warde; William Weston, schoolmaster; Beckles Willson; Henrietta Thompson Wolfe; Oliver Goldsmith; Robert Southey; William Makepeace Thackeray
|Notes:||The materials were mounted on pages of a folio album of "Wofliana," with the ex-libris of Beckles Willson (1869-1942).
All inquiries regarding this collection should be directed to Norris Foundation Curator of American Historical Manuscripts.
There are also letters that concern Wolfe's portraits and a collection of his papers in possession of the Rev. William Dealtry (ca. 1746-1834) and Dawson Turner's projected bioraphy of Wolfe; a portion of Robert Southey's unfinished and unpublished Life of General Wolfe (1831), poems on Wolfe's death including those by Samuel Francis Swinden and Oliver Goldsmith (the latter was published in October 1759); clipped signatures of Guy Carleton, Ralph Burton, and James Wolfe, and a copy of the engraving "General Wolfe killed at the Sige of Quebec. September 14, 1759" (W. & J. Stratford, Nov. 17, 1792).
Include: a 1759 caricature by George Townshend (with Wolfe saying to Canadian women "Approach, chere dames, there is nothing to fear"); a small round watercolor sketch of Wolfe inscribed "Quebec 1759," and a watercolor and pencil sketches by Hervey Smyth. As seen from the accompanying correspondence, Smyth's sketches were exhibited at London Instituion in 1828. There is also a series of penicl sketches, by William Makepeace Thackeray, for his Virginians. There is a pencil sketch and the inscription for Joseph Wilton's Wolfe memorial in the Westminster Abbey.
- Dorchester, Guy Carleton, -- Baron, -- 1724-1808 -- Autographs.
- Turner, Dawson, -- 1775-1858.
- Wilton, Joseph, -- 1722-1803.
- Wolfe, James, -- 1727-1759 -- Autographs.
- Wolfe, James, -- 1727-1759 -- Friends and associates -- Correspondence.
- Wolfe, James, -- 1727-1759 -- Estate.
- Wolfe, James, -- 1727-1759 -- Poetry.
- Wolfe, James, -- 1727-1759 -- Portratis.
- London Institution.
- Westminster Abbey.
- Autographs -- Great Britain -- Collections.
- Québec Campaign, Québec, 1759.
- Burton, Ralph, -- -1762 -- Autographs.
- Dealtry, William, -- approximately 1746-1834.